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Performing propaganda : musical life and culture in Paris during the First World War / Rachel Moore

Publication | Library Call Number: ML3917.F8 M66 2018
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This book looks at musical life in Paris between 1914 and 1918. It examines how Western art music became a central part of the home-front war effort, employed by both musicians and government as a powerful tool of propaganda. Drawing on a diverse range of archival material, the book explores how various facets of French musical life served, in very different ways, as propaganda. In short, it explores why music mattered during a period of prolonged conflict, whether as emotional catalyst, weapon, or tool.

Series
Music in society and culture
Music in society and culture.
Format
Book
Author/Creator
Moore, Rachel, 1981 December 14- author.
Published
Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, 2018
©2018
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
Language
English
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Record last modified: 2018-08-03 13:02:00
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