Whose patriotism? Austro-Hungarian relations and Der Zigeunerbaron

Crittenden, Camille
June 1998
Musical Quarterly;Summer98, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p251
Academic Journal
Examines Johann Strauss's opera `Der Zigerunerbaron,' and Austro-Hungarian relations. Setting in Hungary and written by a Hungarian librettist; Perspective as exclusively Austrian; Extratheatrical allusions; Cultural-political web of Vienna and Habsburg Empire; Premiere of opera at time of growing political and economic tensions.


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