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Author Broyles, Michael, 1939-
Title Beethoven in America / Michael Broyles.
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2011.
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 Music - Books  ML410.B4 B869 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Description x, 418 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.[383]-397) and index.
Contents Part 1. Arrival and sacralization. Arrival in America ; Defining Beethoven ; Deification and spiritualization -- Part 2. Science, scholars, and critics. Beethoven, modernism, and science ; "The warm tropical summer of sketch research" : Beethoven and the Cold War ; Reactions to modernism : musical meaning and the classical canon -- Part 3. Beethoven and the dramatic arts. Beethoven on the silver screen ; Beethoven's music in film ; Beethoven in the theater -- Part 4. Beyond classicism : Beethoven in American society and culture. "Beethoven was Black" : why does It matter? ; Beethoven in popular music ; Beethoven everywhere.
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Music -- Social aspects -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Composers -- Austria -- Biography.
ISBN 0253357047 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253357045 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 696100042