Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe

Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe

by Philip V. Bohlman

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ISBN-13: 9781136920509
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/13/2010
Series: Focus on World Music Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Philip V. Bohlman is the Mary Werkman Distinguished Service Professor of the Humanities and of Music, and Honorarprofessor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, Germany. Among the awards for his wide-ranging publications are the Edward Dent Medal of the Royal Music Association, the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin, the Donald Tovey Memorial Prize of Oxford University, and the Derek Allen Prize for Musicology (for the first edition of Focus: Music, Nationalism, and the Making of the New Europe) from the British Academy, to which he was elected as a Corresponding Fellow in 2007.

Table of Contents

1. Music and Nationalism: Why Do We Love to Hate Them? 2. The European Nation-State in History 3. National Music 4. Nationalist Music 5. In the Belly of the Beast: Music and Nation in Central Europe 6. Europeans without Nations: Music at and beyond the Borders of the Nation-State 7. Europeans of Many Nations: Music beyond the Borders of the Nation-State 8. The New Europeanness: New Musics and New Nationalisms

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