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The Karl Muck scandal : classical music and xenophobia in World War I America / Melissa D. Burrage.

Author/Creator:
Burrage, Melissa D., 1962- author.
Publication:
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2019. , ©2019
Series:
Eastman studies in music; v. 157.
Eastman studies in music ; v. 157
Format/Description:
Book
445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Muck, Karl.
Muck, Karl.
World War (1914-1918)
Germans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- 20th century.
Conductors (Music) -- Biography.
Xenophobia -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Conductors (Music)
Germans.
Xenophobia.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Contents:
Here on foreign shores: Dr. Karl Muck's acclaim in Boston (1906-1918)
Mobilization: a changing environment for Boston
Selling the war: demonizing the enemy
"Looking for the trump card": Mrs. William Jay's attacks on Karl Muck in wartime America (1915-1918)
"A leaf in the storm": Muck, Higginson, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra (1918-1919)
Muck's arrest: "finding 'one weak spot'" (1918-1919)
"Only too proud to shoulder it all": the sexual climate of wartime Boston and Muck's fall from grace (1918-1919)
Muck's final years: his association with the Wagners and Adolph Hitler (1920-1940).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781580469500
1580469507
OCLC:
1057786721
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