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Title Leonard Bernstein and Washington, DC : works, politics, and performances / edited by Daniel Abraham, Alicia Kopfstein-Penk, and Andrew H. Weaver
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 314 pages)
Series Eastman studies in music, 1071-9989
Eastman studies in music.
Contents Introduction / Alicia Kopfstein-Penk and Andrew H. Weaver -- Part I. Bernstein, Politics, and the White House -- Bernstein and Washington, DC: Introductory Reflections / Carol J. Oja -- Bernstein and the White House / Alicia Kopfstein-Penk -- Bernstein and McCarthyism / Barry Seldes -- The New York Philharmonic European Tour of 1959 and Bernstein as Eisenhower's American Cultural Ambassador / Sarah Elaine Neill -- Part II. Bernstein's Works in the Nation's Capital -- West Side Stories: Washington, DC / Elizabeth A. Wells -- Bernstein's Politics of Style: Listening for "Radical Chic" in Mass / Katherine Baber -- "Screaming Gets You Nowhere": Bernstein's Mass and the Politics of Peace / Robert C. Lagueux -- 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: Bernstein and Alan Jay Lerner's Musical History of the White House / Elissa Harbert -- Songfest: Bernstein's Monument to American Diversity / Paul R. Laird -- Political Expression and American Identity in Bernstein's 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Songfest, and Slava! A Political Overture / Lars Helgert -- A Quiet Place in a Not-So-Quiet Nation: Gender, Sexuality, and Family in Bernstein's "American Opera" / Mari Yoshihara
Summary "Bold new essays demonstrate how Leonard Bernstein influenced American culture, society, and politics through his conducting, composing, political relationships, and activism"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 18, 2020)
Subject Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Criticism and interpretation
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 -- Political activity
SUBJECT Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 fast
Subject Music and diplomacy -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Music -- Political aspects -- United States
Music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism
MUSIC -- History & Criticism.
Music and diplomacy
Music -- Political aspects
Music -- Social aspects
Political participation
Politics and government
SUBJECT United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
Washington (D.C.) -- Songs and music
Subject United States
Washington (D.C.)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Songs and music
Form Electronic book
Author Abraham, Daniel, 1968- editor.
Kopfstein-Penk, Alicia, editor.
Weaver, Andrew H., editor.
ISBN 178744662X