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Opening “the Door to This Intense and Passionate Musical Life”: A Survey of The Music of the Modern World, 1895–1897
Ziegel, Aaron B.

2006, MM, University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music : Music History.
The Music of the Modern World, a serialized subscription publication begun in 1895, with its combination of articles, printed music, and illustrations, is one of the era’s most comprehensive sources of musical repertoire and musical thought. This thesis begins by introducing the publication’s editors and contributors and situates the work in the broader context of the publishing industry at the time. Analyses of the articles trace two pervasive threads of discourse: the debates of Wagnerism and American nationalism in music. The music contents reveal trends in music-making at the end of the nineteenth century. The illustrations are shown to provide readers with a third stream of information rather than mere decoration. Comparison with other contemporary publications demonstrates the unique and distinctive values of this work. In total, The Music of the Modern World provides a snapshot of American musical culture at the time.
Dr. bruce mcclung (Advisor)
110 p.

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Ziegel, Aaron. "Opening “the Door to This Intense and Passionate Musical Life”: A Survey of The Music of the Modern World, 1895–1897." Electronic Thesis or Dissertation. University of Cincinnati, 2006. OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. 03 May 2015.

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Ziegel, Aaron "Opening “the Door to This Intense and Passionate Musical Life”: A Survey of The Music of the Modern World, 1895–1897." Electronic Thesis or Dissertation. University of Cincinnati, 2006. https://etd.ohiolink.edu/

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