Bach in Berlin: Nation and Culture in Mendelssohn's Revival of the

Bach in Berlin: Nation and Culture in Mendelssohn's Revival of the "St. Matthew Passion"

by Celia Applegate

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801479724
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Celia Applegate is William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair of History and Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of A Nation of Provincials: The German Idea of Heimat and coeditor of Music and German National Identity.

Table of Contents

IntroductionChapter One. Great Expectations: Mendelssohn and the St. Matthew PassionChapter Two. Toward a Music Aesthetics of the NationChapter Three. Music Journalism and the Formation of JudgmentChapter Four. Musical Amateurism and the Exercise of TasteChapter Five. The St. Matthew Passion in Concert: Protestantism, Historicism, and Sacred MusicChapter Six. Beyond 1829: Musical Culture, National CultureBibliography
Index

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