Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

Music and Politics in San Francisco: From the 1906 Quake to the Second World War

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This lively history immerses the reader in San Francisco's musical life during the first half of the twentieth century, showing how a fractious community overcame virulent partisanship to establish cultural monuments such as the San Francisco Symphony (1911) and Opera (1923). Leta E. Miller draws on primary source material and first-hand knowledge of the music to argue that a utopian vision counterbalanced partisan interests and inspired cultural endeavors, including… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (September 04, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 364 pages

File size: 5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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