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Music and performance during the Weimar Republic

Author: Bryan Randolph Gilliam
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge studies in performance practice, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Digitally printed 1st pbk. versionView all editions and formats

These essays examine the way in which German music was performed, staged, programmed, and received in the 1920s, offering insight into Weimar culture itself and shedding light on our contemporary  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Randolph Gilliam
ISBN: 0521022568 9780521022569
OCLC Number: 70589070
Description: xiv, 220 pages : music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Stage and screen : Kurt Weill and operatic reform in the 1920s / Bryan Gilliam --
Rethinking sound : music and radio in Weimar Germany / Christopher Hailey --
"Overcoming romanticism" : on the modernization of twentieth-century performance practice / Robert Hill --
Lehrstück : an aesthetics of performance / Stephen Hinton --
Singing Brecht versus Brecht singing : performance in theory and practice / Kim H. Kowalke --
German musicology and early music performance, 1918-1933 / Pamela Potter --
Jazz reception in Weimar Germany : in search of a shimmy figure / J. Bradford Robinson --
The idea of Bewegung in the German organ reform movement of the 1920's / Peter Williams.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in performance practice, 3.
Other Titles: Music performance Weimar Republic
Responsibility: edited by Bryan Gilliam.
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