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Dvořák's prophecy : and the vexed fate of black classical music

text Dvořák's prophecy : and the vexed fate of black classical music

Summary
"A provocative interpretation of why classical music in America "stayed white"-how it got to be that way and what can be done about it. In 1893 the composer Antonin Dvorák prophesied a "great and noble" school of American classical music based on ... Read more
Contents
Foreword / by George Shirley -- Preamble. Using the past -- Dvořak, American music, and race -- In defense of nostalgia -- Nostalgic subversions -- Oedipal revolt -- The bifurcation of American music -- Classical music Black and "Red" -- Using his... Read more
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xxiii, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company 2021

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Woodmere (Main Branch) 780.973 HOR in New Non-fiction Available

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