The History of Modern Swedish Music: An Introduction to Nineteen Composers

The History of Modern Swedish Music: An Introduction to Nineteen Composers

By: Robert Quist (author)Hardback

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Examines Swedish art music during modern times. This work includes an examination of late-romantic composers and styles, the modernist devotion to international styles and its influence on neoclassical composers who blended the modern avant garde with traditional styles and genres.


Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: The Late-Romantic Tradition; Chapter 1: Stenhammar's Classical Countercurrent; Chapter 2: The Late-Romantic National Tradition; Chapter 3: Andree, Olsson, and Late-Romantic Sacred Music; PART TWO: Early Modernism; Chapter 4: Rosenberg: The Father of Swedish Modernism; Chapter 5: Nystroem: A Modern Voyager; Chapter 6: Larsson, Wiren, and Neoclassicism; PART THREE: The Monday Group; Chapter 7: Blomdahl and High Modernism; Chapter 8: Back: A Modern Visionary; Chapter 9: Lidholm: The Monday Group's Pluralist; PART FOUR: Late Modernism; Chapter 10: Petterson: A Symphonic Expressionist; Chapter 11: Nilsson, Hambraeus, and the Sacred Avant Garde; Chapter 12: Conventional Progress: Werle, Bortz, and Postmodernism; Conclusion; Selected Discography; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773412903
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 428
  • ID: 9780773412903
  • ISBN10: 0773412905

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