Darmstadt as Other: British and American Responses to Musical Modernism

@article{Heile2004DarmstadtAO,
  title={Darmstadt as Other: British and American Responses to Musical Modernism},
  author={Bjorn Heile},
  journal={Twentieth-Century Music},
  year={2004},
  volume={1},
  pages={161 - 178}
}
  • B. Heile
  • Published 2004
  • Art
  • Twentieth-Century Music
There is currently a backlash against modernism in English-language music studies. While this vogue of ‘modernism bashing’ is ostensibly based on progressive ideologies, it is dependent on a one-sided perception of musical modernism which it shares with earlier conservative disparagements. Of central importance in this respect is the ‘othering’ of musical modernism as an essentially continental European phenomenon in the ‘Anglosphere’, where it is consistently suspected of being a ‘foreign… Expand
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