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Author Broyles, Michael, 1939-

Title Music of the highest class : elitism and populism in antebellum Boston / Michael Broyles.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, c1992.


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 UniM Store  Q50258    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 392 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-376) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Boston's Place in the American Musical World -- Ch. 2. Sacred-Music Reforms in Colonial and Federal America -- Ch. 3. Lowell Mason: Hymnodic Reformer -- Ch. 4. Class and Concert Life in Early Nineteenth-Century Boston -- Ch. 5. Private Music Making and Amateur Musical Organizations -- Ch. 6. Crisis in Secular Concert Activity: Disputes and Divergences -- Ch. 7. Samuel Eliot and the Boston Academy of Music -- Ch. 8. Romanticism and Transcendentalism -- Ch. 9. Developments of the 1840s: Retraction -- Ch. 10. Bands, Opera, Virtuosi, and the Changing of the Guard -- Ch. 11. Boston and Beyond -- Appendix 1: Instrumental Musicians in Boston, 1796-1842 -- Appendix 2: Individual List of Instrumental Musicians in Boston, 1796-1842.
Subject Music -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0300054955 (alk. paper)