New PDF release: Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian

By Lynn M. Sargeant

Harmony and Discord: song and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life explores the complicated improvement of Russian musical existence in the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries. on the middle of this cultural historical past lies the Russian Musical Society, as either a special motive force in the back of the institutionalization of track and a consultant of the turning out to be value of voluntary institutions in public lifestyles. Sustained at the same time via deepest initiative and cooperative relationships with the nation, the Russian Musical Society performed a key function within the production of Russia's infrastructure for track and song schooling.

Author Lynn M. Sargeant explores the fluid nature of Russian social identification throughout the large scope of musical existence, together with not just the "leading lighting fixtures" of the period but additionally rank-and-file musicians, lecturers, and scholars. even if Russian musicians longed for a safe position in the new hierarchy of professions, their social prestige remained ambiguous in the course of the 19th century. conventional reliance on serf musicians and foreigners left lasting scars that inspired musicians' efforts to procure felony rights and social respectability. And women's expanding visibility within the musical international provoked acrimonious debates that have been, at center, efforts via male musicians to reinforce their claims to specialist prestige by way of denying the legitimacy of girl participation. Sargeant demonstrates that the profitable improvement of a Russian musical infrastructure salved continual anxieties approximately Russia's position vis-à-vis its ecu cultural opponents. Remarkably, the associations built via the Russian Musical Society survived the upheavals of battle and revolution to develop into the basis for the Soviet musical system.

A wealth of ancient documentation makes Harmony and Discord required studying for musicologists, sociologists and historians attracted to this era, and the abundance of fun anecdotes and the author's lucid and energetic literary type make it an relaxing heritage for all readers.

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