TITLE

History and Max Reger

AUTHOR(S)
Botstein, Leon
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter2004, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p617
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the life and works of German composer Max Reger. Reger's death was taken as a setback to an affirmative national cultural agenda of maintaining German superiority in the arts, particularly in music. He shared a similar late-nineteenth-century romantic embrace of 18th-century classicism, but in part owing to his absence of irony and his more Wilhelmine moralistic patriotism, he was drawn further back to Bach.
ACCESSION #
19402364

 

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