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Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London Between the World Wars

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Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London Between the World Wars - Tunbridge, Laura
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In New York and London during World War I, the performance of lieder - German art songs- was roundly prohibited, representing as they did the music and language of the enemy. But as German musicians returned to the transatlantic circuit in the 1920s, so too did the songs of Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, and Richard Strauss. Lieder were encountered in a variety of venues and media - at luxury hotels and on ocean liners, in vaudeville productions and at Carnegie Hall, and on gramophone recordings, radio broadcasts, and films. ...

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Singing in the Age of Anxiety: Lieder Performances in New York and London Between the World Wars 2018, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226563572

Hardcover