Composing the Citizen Challenges modernist ideas about the value and role of music in Western society. This title demonstrates how music can help forge a nation. Exploring the history of Third Republic France, it shows how French people from different classes and political persuasions looked to music to revitalize the country after the turbulent crises of 1871. Full description
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Relié: 680 pages
Editeur : University of California Press (14 juillet 2009)
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5.0 étoiles sur 5An Extraordinary Achievement22 juillet 2009
Par Byron Adams - Publié sur Amazon.com
Jann Pasler's book, "Composing the Citizen," is surely one of the greatest musicological achievements of the past fifty years: this book is destined to become a classic in its field. Pasler's prose is lucid, lapidary, but engaging. The scope of "Composing the Citizen" is vast, and the expertise with which Pasler marshals her research--most of it absolutely original--is breathtaking. Pasler wears her learning lightly, however, and anyone interested in the cultural life of France during the nineteenth century will find this book engrossing, revelatory, and entertaining.
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5.0 étoiles sur 5Music as an art links leisure and personal enjoyment with the social good25 août 2009
Par ROROTOKO - Publié sur Amazon.com
"Composing the Citizen" is on the ROROTOKO list of cutting-edge intellectual nonfiction. Professor Pasler's book interview ran here as cover feature on July 3, 2009.