New Alliances and New Music

Jann Pasler

in Composing the Citizen

Published by University of California Press

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780520257405
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520943872 | DOI:
New Alliances and New Music

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This chapter determines why the 1890s were one of the most exciting, richest, and most productive periods in French music history. It studies other powerful cultural forces that came before the Dreyfus Affair and influenced music and its meanings. It investigates the changes in the nature of both the Right and the Left as they impacted music and the musical world.

Keywords: French music history; cultural forces; Dreyfus Affair; musical world

Chapter.  18569 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

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