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Author Bullivant, Joanna Louise, 1983-

Title Modern music, Alan Bush, and the Cold war : the cultural left in Britain and the communist bloc / Joanna Bullivant
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Music since 1900
Music since 1900.
Contents Cover ; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Figures; List of Music Examples; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Bush as Modernist: Material and Performance; 2 Bush as Activist: The Idea of Workers' Music; 3 Bush as Outsider: Music and Communism in Wartime; 4 Building in the Rubble: The Winter Journey and Lidiče; 5 Bush as Stalinist: The Year 1948; 6 Bush and the Self: Wat Tyler's Rituals of Becoming; 7 Bush and East Germany: Opera, Sex, and the Communist Body; Appendix 1 Developments in CPGB policy, 1939-41
Appendix 2 Bush, Selected Works, 1939-47Appendix 3 Wat Tyler, Characters and Synopsis; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary The first major study of British communist composer Alan Bush, providing new perspectives on music and politics during the Cold War
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bush, Alan, 1900-1995 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bush, Alan, 1900-1995 -- Political activity.
Communism and music -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Music -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Music -- Great Britain -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108218261
1108223664 (electronic bk.)
9781108223669 (electronic bk.)