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Making new music in Cold War Poland : the Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

By: Jakelski, Lisa

Part of the California Studies in 20th-century Music series
0520292545 / 9780520292543
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23 cm 272 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Tertiary Education (US: College)

Making New Music in Cold War Poland presents a social analysis of new music dissemination at the Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, one of the most important venues for East-West cultural contact during the Cold War.

In this incisive study, Lisa Jakelski examines the festival's institutional organization, negotiations among its various actors, and its reception in Poland, while also considering the festival's worldwide ramifications, particularly the ways that it contributed to the cross-border movement of ideas, objects, and people (including composers, performers, official festival guests, and tourists).

This book explores social interactions within institutional frameworks and how these interactions shaped the practices, values, and concepts associated with new music.


1DVP Poland, 3JJPG c 1945 to c 1960, 3JJPK c 1960 to c 1970, AVGC6 20th century & contemporary classical music, HBJD European history, HBLW3 Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000, HBTB Social & cultural history

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