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Wilhelm Furtwängler Art and the Politics of the Unpolitical

Abstract:

Wilhelm Furtwängler (1886–1954) has entered the historical memory as a renowned interpreter of the canon of Austro-German musical masterworks. His extensive legacy of recorded performances of Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner and Wagner is widely regarded as unsurpassed. Yet more than sixty years after his death he remains a controversial figure: the complexities and equivocacy of his high-profile position within the Third Reich still cast a long shadow over his reputation. This book builds an inte...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
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Author
Publisher:
Boydell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Wilhelm Furtwängler: Art and the Politics of the Unpolitical
Publication date:
2018-05-18
Source identifiers:
853608
ISBN-10:
178327283X
ISBN-13:
9781783272839
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Deposit date:
2018-05-23

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