Music and the Making of Middle-Class Culture: A Comparative History of Nineteenth-century Leipzig…

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byAntje Pieper

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Music and the Making of the Middle Class explores the making of middle-class culture by analyzing and comparing the ethos and organization of Leipzig's Gewandhaus and Birmingham's Triennial Festival. It employs a multidisciplinary approach to identify the social processes which formed the cultural configurations and meanings of art.

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Music and the Making of the Middle Class explores the making of middle-class culture by analyzing and comparing the ethos and organization of Leipzig's Gewandhaus and Birmingham's Triennial Festival. It employs a multidisciplinary approach to identify the social processes which formed the cultural configurations and meanings of art.

ANTJE PIEPER studied Modern History at the University of Birmingham, UK, before going on to complete a PhD in 2005 on the ‘Making of Middle-Class Culture in Germany and England from c. 1750-1914’. During her Masters and Doctoral research she has taught undergraduate courses on the social and cultural history of the Victorian middle cla...
Format:PerfectDimensions:214 pages, 8.73 × 5.48 × 0.73 inPublished:May 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545130

ISBN - 13:9780230545137

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Chapter One: Introducing the Towns * The Rise of Cultural Diversity, ca1750-1820 * From Early Beginnings to Consolidation: The late 18th century to 1847 * Post-Mendelssohn to Fin-de-Siècle * Transformations and Approaches to War: Fin-de-Siècle to 1914 * Conclusion * Bibliography