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Published: 27 February 2014

288 Pages | 36 music examples, 3 halftones


ISBN: 9780199736119

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The Politics of Appropriation

German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Jason Geary

New Cultural History of Music

  • Explores a little known and largely forgotten chapter in nineteenth-century music history
  • Offers a reassessment of some of Richard Wagner's best known music and writings
  • Highlights the influence of German Hellenism on music, where most previous scholarship has emphasized its influence on literature, art, philosophy, and architecture