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  • 18 days ago

    Stravinsky Information-grey

    https://russiapedia.rt.com/prominent-russians/music/igor-stravinsky/

    Prominent Russians: Igor Stravinsky

    June 17, 1882 - April 6, 1971

    Image from www.biographie.net

    Image from www.biographie.net

    Igor Stravinsky was born 17 June 1882 in Oranienbaum (Lomonosov), Russia. The Russian composer is considered by many to be the most influential composer of the 20th century and was even named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential...

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    Nations and Nationalism 10 (4), 2004, 579–597. r ASEN 2004

     

     

    Musical constructions of nationalism: a comparative study of Barto´k and Stravinsky

     

    BENEDIKTE BRINCKER

     

    Institute of Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Linne´sgade 22, 1361 ...

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    Czech Composers Information-grey

    http://davidsbuendler.freehostia.com/bohemia.htm

    Europe during the latter part of the 19th century, much like Europe in the late 20th century, was a complex place, in which there was sometimes a fine line between patriotic movements premised on the idea of the nation as a universal moral conception, and movements that were manipulated by the practitioners of British geopolitics, to the end of destabilizing strategically important regions. The purpose of this article is to call attention to a movement that represented a nationalism of the best sort, optimistic and morally uplifting.

    In the case of the land which today is called the Czech Republic, a "People's War" was waged in which the most powerful weapon was music. The movement for Czech independence from the Hapsburg...

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    Bohemia Information-grey

    Bohemia, Czech Čechy, German Böhmen, historical country of central Europethat was a kingdom in the Holy Roman Empire and subsequently a province in the Habsburgs’...

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    Finnish Independence Information-grey

    https://www.britannica.com/place/Finland/The-struggle-for-independence

    Nationalism had already begun to raise its head in Russia before the end of Alexander II’s reign, but his strong-minded successor, Alexander III, who had a personal liking for Finland, was able to resist the demands of the Russian nationalists for the abolition of Finnish autonomy and the absorption of the Finns into the Russian...

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    Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, 1800 - 1900 AD Information-grey

    https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/ht/10/eue.html

     

    As everywhere in Europe, the first years of the nineteenth century in eastern Europe and Scandinavia are shaken by Napoleon’s military campaigns. After the conclusion of hostilities, the Danes, who sided with the French, are stripped of Norway, which is ceded to Sweden, who had sided against France. The...

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    Top 10 Composers who Embody Nationalism Information-grey

    https://listverse.com/2010/04/19/top-10-composers-who-embody-nationalism/

    Classical style music has often gone hand in hand with the virtue of patriotism – especially in the latter part of the 19th century and early 20th century. This list looks at ten composers (mostly Classical and Romantic) who epitomize the practice. Be sure to add your own selections to the comments.

     

    The Italian composers are most associated to operas, and what operas they were! The...

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    Scandanavian Romantics Information-grey

    http://americansymphony.org/scandinavian-romantics_2/

    By Leon Botstein

    Written for the concert Scandinavian Romantics, performed on May 10, 2002 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center.

    We have become accustomed to categorizing composers’ musical styles and movements by national groupings. We speak with ease and confidence about French music, Russian music, the twentieth-century English school, and so forth. ...

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    Musical Nationalism Information-grey

    https://courses.lumenlearning.com/musicapp_historical/chapter/musical-nationalism/

    Musical nationalism refers to the use of musical ideas or motifs that are identified with a specific country, region, or ethnicity, such as folk tunes and melodies, rhythms, and harmonies inspired by them.

    As a musical movement, nationalism emerged early in the 19th century in connection with political independence movements, and was characterized by an emphasis on national musical elements such as the use of folk songs, folk dances or rhythms, or on the adoption of nationalist subjects for operas, symphonic poems, or other forms of music (Kennedy 2006). ...

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