Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston

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Examines the duality in American musical culture of classical music and vernacular music. Broyles traces its origins to early 19th-century Boston and seeks to show how specifically American forces gave it a different profile from similar developments in Europe.

Music of the Highest Class: Elitism and Populism in Antebellum Boston 1992, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300054958

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