Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-25 - Publisher: Univ of California Press
For the forces competing for political authority in France during Word War II, music became the site of a cultural battle that reflected the war itself. In this book, Leslie A. Sprout explores how several well-known composers struggled to balance artistic integrity with political survival.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-23 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Experiencing Berlioz: A Listener’s Companion is an in-depth entrée into the sound world of Hector Berlioz, recognized today as one of the most profoundly original and engaging composers in 19th-century Europe. Melinda O’Neal offers the non-specialist a pathway into the underlying allure of Berlioz's music. His views on rehearsing and