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Imperialism and music : Britain, 1876-1953

Author: Jeffrey Richards
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2001.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
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Jeffrey Richards explores how music was often specifically written or interpreted to promote the idea of empire through its ability to arouse notions of patriotism, monarchism, hero-worship,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Richards
ISBN: 0719045061 9780719045066 0719061431 9780719061431
OCLC Number: 48978861
Description: x, 534 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Meanings : empire and music --
Sullivan's empire --
Elgar's empire --
Music for official occasions : coronations and jubilees --
Imperial days : Armistice Day and Empire Day --
Teaching the lessons of the empire : exhibitions and festivals --
All the king's horses and all the king's men : the Aldershot tattoo --
Bring on the girls : opera, operetta and ballet --
The sun never sets : music for imperial films --
Sing a song of empire --
From Greenland's icy mountains, from India's coral strand : the imperial hymn --
Imperial march --
Hearts across the sea : the dominions' musical tour of 1911 --
The empire's queens of song : Dame Emma Albani, Dame Nellie Melba, Dame Clara Butt --
The troubadour of empire : Peter Dawson.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: Jeffrey Richards.

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