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Brave new worlds: experimentalism between the wars

By David Nicholls

Abstract

Introduction: trajectories of twentieth-century music Nicholas Cook with Anthony Pople; 1. Peripheries and interfaces: Western music and its others Jonathan Stock; 2. Music of a century: museum culture and the politics of subsidy Leon Botstein; 3. Innovation and the avant-garde, 1900 1920 Christopher Butler; 4. Music, text and stage: the tradition of bourgeois tonality, 1900 1930 Stephen Banfield; 5. Classic jazz to 1945 James Collier; 6. Flirting with the vernacular: America in Europe, 1900 1945 Susan Cook; 7. Between the wars: traditions, modernisms and the ‘‘little people’ from the suburbs’ Peter Franklin; 8. Brave new worlds: experimentalism between the wars David Nicholls; 9. Proclaiming a mainstream: Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern Joseph Auner; 10. Rewriting the past: classicisms of the interwar period Hermann Danuser; 11. Music of seriousness and commitment: the 1930s and beyond Michael Walter; 12. Other mainstreams: light music and easy listening, 1920 70 Derek Scott; 13. New beginnings: the international avant-garde, 1945 62 David Osmond-Smith; 14. Moderate modernisms: individualism and accessibility, 1945 75 Arnold Whittall; 15. After swing: modern jazz and its impact Mervyn Cooke; 16. Music of the youth revolution: rock through the 1960s Robynn Stilwell; 17. Expanding horizons: the international avant-garde, 1962 75 Richard Toop; 18. To the millennium: music as commodity Andrew Blake; 19. Ageing of the new: the museum of musical modernism Alastair Williams; 20. (Post)-minimalisms, 1975 2000: the search for a new mainstream Robert Fink; 21. History and class consciousness: pop music towards 2000 Dai Griffiths; 22. ‘Art’ music in a cross-cultural context: Africa towards 2000 Martin Scherzinger; Appendices: 1. Personalia Peter Elsdon with Björn Heile; 2. Chronology Peter Elsdon and Peter Jones

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.soton.ac.uk:37502
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