German Modernism: Music and the Arts


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In this pioneering, erudite study of a pivotal era in the arts, Walter Frisch examines music and its relationship to early modernism in the Austro-German sphere. Seeking to explore the period on its own terms, Frisch questions the common assumption that works created from the later 1870s through World War I were transitional between late romanticism and high modernism. Drawing on a wide range of examples across different media, he establishes a cultural and intellectual context for late Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, ...

German Modernism: Music and the Arts 2007, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520251489

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German Modernism: Music and the Arts 2005, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520243019

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