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Classical Listening: Two Decades of Reviews from “The American Record Guide”
(2015)

The classical record business gained a new lease on life in the 1980s when period instrument performances of baroque and classical music began to assume a place on the stage. This return to the past found its complement in the ...

The Quilting Points of Musical Modernism: Revolution, Reaction, and William Walton
Cambridge University Press (2012)

Modernism is both a contested aesthetic category and a powerful political statement. Modernist music was condemned as degenerate by the Nazis and forcibly replaced by socialist realism under the Soviets. Sympathetic philosophers and critics have interpreted it as a vital ...

The Sounds of Silent Films: New Perspectives on History, Theory and Practice
Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

The Sounds of Silent Films comprises up-to-date research on silent film sound, providing a particular focus on historical performance practices combined with detailed theoretical case studies. The contributions by eminent scholars in the fields of musicology, film studies and media ...