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|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
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|Notes:||"An Ahmanson Foundation book in the humanities"--Jacket flap.|
|Description:||xxi, 789 p. : ill., map, music ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Paris : a walking tour (Topographies of power : the semiotics of the Parisian landscape ; Negotiating life in the city ; New promenades in the aural landscapes of Paris ; The legacy of the Third Republic) --
Forming public spirit and useful citizens (Use, the useful, and public utility : a theory of musical value ; Reinscribing the revolutionary legacy ) --
Shaping judgment and national taste (Music as political culture : from active listening to active citizenship ; Regenerating national pride : musical progress and international glory) --
Instituting Republican culture (Imagining a new nation through music : new traditions, new history ; An ideology of diversity, eclecticism, and pleasure ; Musical hybridity and the challenges of colonialism ; Useful distractions and economic liberalism in the belle époque) --
Shifting notions of utility : between the nation and the self (Music as resistance and an emerging avant-garde ; The symbolic utility of music at the 1889 Universal Exhibition ; New alliances and new music ; The dynamics of identity and the struggle for distinction) --
Appendix A, Important political and musical events in the early Third Republic --
Appendix B, References in Ménestrel to performances of French operas abroad, 1872-1888 --
Appendix C, Selected publications on revolutionary music after 1870.
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- Music -- Social aspects -- France -- History -- 19th century.
- Music -- Political aspects -- France -- History -- 19th century.
- France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
- France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940.
- Manners and customs.
- Music -- Political aspects.
- Music -- Social aspects.
- Political science.