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Johann Strauss and Vienna Operetta and the Politics of Popular Culture Cambridge Studies in Opera

Camille Crittenden

Published by Cambridge University Press
ISBN 10: 0521771218 / ISBN 13: 9780521771214
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Title: Johann Strauss and Vienna Operetta and the ...

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Hardcover. 336 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.2in. x 0.9in.The transformation of Vienna and the Habsburg Empire at the end of the nineteenth century was accompanied by the development of a new musical genre, Viennese operetta, and no composer was better suited than Johann Strauss to express his native citys pride and anxiety during this period. Camille Crittenden provides an overview of Viennese operetta, then takes Strauss works as a series of case studies in the interaction between stage works and audience. The book also examines Strauss role as national icon during his lifetime and throughout the twentieth century. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521771214

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Synopsis: The transformation of Vienna and the Habsburg Empire at the end of the nineteenth century was accompanied by the development of a new musical genre, Viennese operetta, and no composer was better suited than Johann Strauss to express his native city's pride and anxiety during this period. Camille Crittenden provides an overview of Viennese operetta, then takes Strauss' works as a series of case studies in the interaction between stage works and audience. The book also examines Strauss' role as national icon during his lifetime and throughout the twentieth century.

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