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Building musical culture in nineteenth-century Amsterdam : the Concertgebouw

Author: Darryl Cressman
Publisher: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Using the example of Amsterdam's Concertgebouw in the nineteenth century, Cressman shows how its design was in part intended to help discipline and educate concert audiences to listen attentively.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Darryl Cressman
ISBN: 9789089649485 9089649484 9789048528462 9048528461
OCLC Number: 958437035
Description: 175 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Illustrations[-][-]Acknowledgements[-][-]Chapter One: The Concert Hall as a Medium of Musical Culture [-][-]Chapter Two: Listening, Attentive Listening, and Musical Meaning[-][-]Chapter Three: Patronage, Class, and Buildings for Music: Aristocratic Opera Houses and Bourgeois Concert Halls [-][-]Chapter Four: Acoustic Architecture Before Science: Designing the Sound of the Concertgebouw[-][-]Chapter Five: Frisia Non Cantat: The Unmusicality of the Dutch [-][-]Chapter Six: Listening to Media History[-][-]References[-][-]Index
Responsibility: Darryl Cressman.


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