New music as confrontation: The musical sources of Jean Cocteau's identity

Pasler, Jann
September 1991
Musical Quarterly;Fall91, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
Offers a look at the musical sources of Jean Cocteau's identity. A French writer who looked to music for direction; How music reflected situations, not constructions; His fascination with the theater; His need to stand out in a crowd; Descriptions of his work; How he and his audiences were ideologically committed to the aristocracy of the gifted; More.


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