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Author Nelson, Amy.
Title Music for the revolution : musicians and power in early Soviet Russia / Amy Nelson.
Published University Park, Penna. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2004.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML300.5 .N45 2004    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 330 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-313) and index.
Contents Bread, art, and Soviet power: musicians in revolution and Civil War -- The peculiarities of the Soviet modern: NEP culture and the promotion of "contemporary" music -- The three faces of the musical left -- Of "Cast-off barroom garbage" and "Bold revolutionary songs": the problem of popular music, 1923-1926 -- Politics and patronage: state agencies and the development of cultural policy during NEP -- "Training future cadres": modernization and the limits of reform at the Moscow Conservatory -- The music of 1927: commemorating the Tenth anniversary of the revolution and the centennial of Beethoven's death -- Cultural revolution.
Subject Music -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects -- Soviet Union.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1917-1936.
ISBN 0271023694 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780271023694 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53374791