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Author Buch, Esteban, 1963-

Title Beethoven's Ninth : a political history / Esteban Buch ; translated by Richard Miller.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  784.2184 BUC    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  784.2 BUC    AVAILABLE
Description 327 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Translation of: La neuvième de Beethoven.
"Paperback edition 2004." T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-318) and index.
Contents Introduction : The states of joy -- The birth of modern political music. God save the King and the Handel cult -- La Marseillaise and the "Supreme Being" -- The Ode to joy and the Emperor's anthem -- Beethoven and the Concert of Europe -- The Ninth symphony -- Political reception of the Ode to joy. The romantic cult -- The 1845 ceremony at Bonn -- The Ninth in the era of nationalist movements -- The 1927 centenary -- Beethoven as Führer -- From year zero to the European anthem -- From apartheid's anthem to the dismantling of the Berlin Wall -- Conclusion : Criticism and future of a dream.
Subject Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Influence.
Music -- Political aspects.
Added Title Neuvième de Beethoven. English
ISBN 0226078124 alkaline paper

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