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Whose Spain?: Negotiating Spanish Music in Paris, 1908-1929

Samuel Llano

Abstract

This book studies the process through which the concept of “Spanish music” was negotiated in Paris between 1908 and 1929, and analyses the contributions of French and Spanish musicologists, music critics and opera composers and producers who took part in it. Since the early nineteenth century, Spain enjoyed pride of place in the French culture of “exoticism,” and music played an important role in helping to articulate representations and conceptions of that country. In the early twentieth century, however, Spain and “Spanish music” gained a new position in the French intellectual imaginary tha ... More

Keywords: Spanish music, France, exoticism, hegemony, transcultural, nationalism, opera, criticism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199858460
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858460.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Samuel Llano, author
University of Birmingham

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