Johann Strauss And Vienna : Operetta And the Politics of Popular Culture (Paperback)

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The transformation of Vienna and the Habsburg Empire at the end of the nineteenth century was accompanied by the development of a new musical genre, Viennese operetta, and no composer was better suited than Johann Strauss to express his native city's pride and anxiety during this period. Camille Crittenden provides an overview of Viennese operetta, then takes Strauss' works as a series of case studies in the interaction between stage works and audience. The book also examines Strauss' role as national icon during his lifetime and throughout the twentieth century.

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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521027571
SKU 202837316
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521027578
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 1T
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Editors Note The transformation of Vienna and the Habsburg Empire at the end of the nineteenth century was accompanied by the development of a new musical genre, Viennese operetta, and no composer was better suited than Johann Strauss to express his native city's pride and anxiety during this period. Camille Crittenden provides an overview of Viennese operetta, then takes Strauss' works as a series of case studies in the interaction between stage works and audience. The book also examines Strauss' role as national icon during his lifetime and throughout the twentieth century.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0332
Publisher Cambridge University Press

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