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:

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This chapter discusses the legacy of the Third Republic and the role of music in the search for national identity. It stresses that the Third Republic has shown how music can serve as a regenerative force and express the hopes and dreams of a society. The chapter also discusses the concept of public utility and studies a work of Ravel.

Keywords: Third Republic; national identity; music; public utility

Chapter.  2691 words. 

Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis

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