06 19th cen. classical outline

06 19th cen. classical outline - GMUS 203 Music in America...

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GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: 19 th Century Classical Music and Nationalism *WEEK FROM TODAY NEXT THURSDAY 9/30 *QUIZ #3 THIS WEEKEND GIVE PASSWORD ON THURSDAY NATION AND NATIONALISM A Nation: – An imagined political community. Because even in smallest nation you don’t know everybody. What does it mean to be an American? What is American music? – What makes it American? - is it a certain style? - is it the melody? - spiritual ideal? - how can we make it ours? U.S. Territorial expansion – Nativists vs. expatriate debate - expatriate like classical music like bethovan. - nativists something new for us. We are doing something new and unique. EARLY CLASSICAL MUSIC IN AMERICA Boston Handel and Haydn Society Puts on concerts of religious oratorios by Haydn and Handel Boston Academy of Music – U.S. premiere of Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in 1841. Purpose was to raise the culture. Make better people. 1842 - New York Philharmonic founded – most were German board.
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course GMUS 203 taught by Professor Connel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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