The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist
Duffy, Michael J., IV, Notes
The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist. By Claire TaylorJay. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2004. [viii, 225 p. ISBN 0-7546-0578-7. $74.95.] Music examples, tables, illustrations, bibliography, index.
Claire Taylor-Jay presents a fascinating picture of the changing political landscape of Germany in the early twentieth century and its effect on music and opera in this well-crafted volume, adapted from her dissertation ("Politics and the Ideology of the Artist in the Kunstleropern of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith" [Ph.D. diss., University of Southampton, 1999]). As the title of the book suggests, it examines the artistoperas, or …
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Publication information: Article title: The Artist-Operas of Pfitzner, Krenek and Hindemith: Politics and the Ideology of the Artist. Contributors: Duffy, Michael J., IV - Author. Journal title: Notes. Volume: 61. Issue: 4 Publication date: June 2005. Page number: 1005+. © 2009 Music Library Association, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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