The Late Romantic era : from the mid-19th century to World War I
It examines several musical dimensions of the bourgeois cultural ascendancy of the second half of the 19th century - the growth of independent institutions of music-making, the consolidation of a standard classical repertory and the emergence of increasingly specific repertories of popular music, professional and amateur.
Print Book, English, 2002
Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2002
Criticism, interpretation, etc
x, 463 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Abbreviations - Preface - Music and Society; J.Samson - Germany: the 'Special Path'; J.Deathridge - Vienna: Absolutism and Nostalgia; P.Banks - Paris: Opera Reigns Supreme; J.Harding - Italy: the Decline of a Tradition; J.Rosselli - Spain: a Nation in Turbulence; L.Salter - Russia: East meets West; D.Fanning - East Central Europe: the Struggle for National Identity; J.Samson - Scandinavia: Unity in Diversity; J.Bergsagel - Victorian England: an Age of Expansion; D.Burrows - The USA: Classical, Industrial and Invisible Music; C.Hamm - Latin America: Reflections and Reactions; G.B hague - Germany: Cross-currents and Contradictions; A.Whittall - Fin-de-si cle Vienna: Politics and Modernism; P.Banks - Paris: Conflicting Notions of Progress; J.Pasler - Chronology - Index