Cultivating Music: The Aspirations, Interests, and Limits, of German Musical Culture, 1770-1848

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"By defining the notion of music as high art in terms of power and authority, David Gramit has removed rigid, canonic assumptions from the study of musical culture of the early nineteenth century, and he has made a major contribution to that subject. The book should be widely read."--William Weber, author of "Music and the Middle Class: The Social Structure of Concert Life in London, Paris and Vienna between 1830 and 1848 " "An important, rich, and multifaceted examination of the growth of bourgeois musical culture. Gramit ...

Cultivating Music: The Aspirations, Interests, and Limits, of German Musical Culture, 1770-1848 2002, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520229709

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