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The Resource Moral Fire : Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle

Moral Fire : Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle

Label
Moral Fire : Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle
Title
Moral Fire
Title remainder
Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joseph Horowitz writes in Moral Fire: "If the Met's screaming Wagnerites standing on chairs (in the 1890s) are unthinkable today, it is partly because we mistrust high feeling. Our children avidly specialize in vicarious forms of electronic interpersonal diversion. Our laptops and televisions ensnare us in a surrogate world that shuns all but facile passions; only Jon Stewart and Bill Maher share moments of moral outrage disguised as comedy." Arguing that the past can prove instructive and inspirational, Horowitz revisits four astonishing personalities--Henry Higginson, Laura Langford, Henry
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horowitz, Joseph
Dewey number
780.973/09034
Index
index present
LC call number
ML200.4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Higginson, Henry Lee
  • Krehbiel, Henry Edward
  • Holloway, Laura C.
  • Ives, Charles
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music patronage
  • Music patronage
  • Musical criticism
  • Musical criticism
  • Higginson, Henry Lee
  • Holloway, Laura C.
  • Ives, Charles
  • Krehbiel, Henry Edward
  • MUSIC
  • Music
  • Music patronage
  • Musical criticism
  • United States
Label
Moral Fire : Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Prologue: Screaming Wagnerites and America's Fin de Siècle; 1. Henry Higginson: High Culture, High Finance, and Useful Citizenship; 2. Henry Krehbiel: The German-American Transaction; 3. Laura Holloway Langford: Servitude, Disquiet, and "The History of Womankind"; 4. Charles Ives: Gentility and Rebellion; Summation: Defining an American Fin de Siècle; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
779828969
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520267442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxg06
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779828969
Label
Moral Fire : Musical Portraits from America's Fin de Siècle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Prologue: Screaming Wagnerites and America's Fin de Siècle; 1. Henry Higginson: High Culture, High Finance, and Useful Citizenship; 2. Henry Krehbiel: The German-American Transaction; 3. Laura Holloway Langford: Servitude, Disquiet, and "The History of Womankind"; 4. Charles Ives: Gentility and Rebellion; Summation: Defining an American Fin de Siècle; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
779828969
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520267442
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttqxg06
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779828969

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