Music in Boston : Composers, Events, and Ideas, 1852-1918.

Music in Boston: Composers, Events, and Ideas, 1852-1918 provides insights into the historical, intellectual, and artistic background of Boston's musical culture from just prior to the Civil War through the end of World War I. Through detailed discussions of composers, writings, guest artists,...

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Author / Creator: Faucett, Bill F.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2016.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Contents
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Musical Examples
  • Prologue: Beethoven's Statue
  • Ch01. "Something to Represent the Movement"
  • Ch02. "Running after Strange Gods"
  • Ch03. Forging Boston's Musical Atmosphere
  • Ch04. Varieties of American Music
  • Ch05. Modern Music Comes to Boston
  • Ch06. The Lure of Opera
  • Ch07. Musical Boston and the Great War
  • Epilogue: "Bear us into Realms Ideal"
  • Appendix One. Thomas's "Flying Visits" to Boston
  • Appendix Two. HMA Orchestra Performances of Music by Boston Composers
  • Appendix Three. Selected HMA Orchestra Performances of Music by Modernist Composers
  • Appendix Four. Selected BSO Performances of Music by Boston Composers, 1881-1918
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Author.