TITLE

The future of a tradition

AUTHOR(S)
Botstein, Leon
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Expresses concern for the relative place high-cultural music dating from the seventeenth century occupies in 20th century culture and politics. Communist regimes' support for high culture; Propaganda symbol of an enlightened and progressive regime; Expansion of critical revision of 19th century bourgeois musical culture; Destructive effect of snobbery; Lack of self-critical dimensions of scholarly conceits.
ACCESSION #
9308315950

 

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