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Dvořák and his world

Author: Michael Brim Beckerman
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comprising both interpretive essays and a selection of documents that bear on Dvorak's career and music, this volume addresses fundamental questions about the composer while presenting an argument  Read more...

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Named Person: Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák; Antonín Dvořák
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brim Beckerman
ISBN: 0691033862 9780691033860 0691000972 9780691000978
OCLC Number: 27937811
Description: x, 284 : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Reversing the critical tradition: innovation, modernity, and ideology in the work and career of Antonín Dvořák / Leon Botstein --
Dvořák and Brahms: a chronicle, an interpretation / David Beveridge --
Dvořák and the New World: a concentrated moment / Joseph Horowitz --
Dvořák: the operas / Jan Smaczny --
The master's little joke: Antonín Dvořák and the mask of nation / Michael Beckerman --
Reviews and criticisms from Dvořák's American years: artices by Henry Krehbiel, James Huneker, H.L. Mencken, and James Creelman --
Letters from Dvořák's American period: a selection of unpublished correspondence received by Dvořák in the United States --
Antonín Dvořák: a biographical sketch / Herman Krigar ; translated by Susan Gillespie ; with critical commentary by Jarmil Burghauser --
Dvořák in the Czech press: unpublished reviews and criticism / translated by Tatiana Firkušný --
A discussion of two tone poems based on texts by Karel Jaromir Erben: The wood dove and The golden spinning wheel / Leoš Janáček ; translated by Tatiana Firkušný.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Beckerman.
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"The image of the composer Antonin Dvorak as a Czech visionary who ventured into the exotic cultural habitat of nineteenth century America is brilliantly portrayed... The five critical essays which Read more...

 
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