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Austerity symphonies: Carl Nielsen and the politics of British music criticism, 1945–1955

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In the two decades following the end of the Second World War, British attitudes to music from Scandinavia and the Nordic countries underwent a significant change of emphasis. Having frequently been heard as the heroic exemplar of an Anglo-Nordic nationalism (often tinged with problematic assumptions about race and national character), or inescapably tied to metaphors of landscape and nature, Nordic music was increasingly conceived as part of a modern wave, oriented more toward internationalis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Publisher:
Schott Campus Publisher's website
Journal:
Symposiumsbericht ‘Musikwissenschaftliche Editionen in Deutschland, 1930–1960’ Journal website
Host title:
Beitragsarchiv des Internationalen Kongresses der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung, Mainz 2016
Publication date:
2018-09-20
Source identifiers:
969109
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uuid:3e36bea1-a2a3-4ad1-86d4-0c1988579748
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pubs:969109
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2019-02-06

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