A place where you can browse my book list and see my notes pertaining to the literature on fin de siècle French concert music

Andrew Deruchie. The French Symphony at the Fin de Siècle: Style, Culture, and the Symphonic Tradition. University of Rochester Press, 2013.
Barbara Kelly, ed. French Music, Culture, and National Identity, 1870–1939. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2008.
Davinia Caddy. "Parisian Cake Walks." 19th-Century Music 30/3 (2007): 288-317.
Deborah Mawer. French Music and Jazz in Conversation: From Debussy to Brubeck. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2014.
François de Médicis. “Darius Milhaud and the Debate on Polytonality in the French Press of the 1920s.” Music and Letters 86/4 (2004): 573–91.
Jane Fulcher. Cultural Politics and Music: from the Dreyfus Affair to the First World War. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1999.
Jann Pasler. Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France. University of California Press, 2009
Jann Pasler. Writing Through Music. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008. (esp. chapters 4, 5, 7, and 9)
Jeremy F. Lane. Jazz and Machine-Age Imperialism Music, Race, and Intellectuals in France, 1918-1945
Jonathan Bellman, editor. The Exotic in Western Music. Northeastern University Press, 1998.
Lawrence Kramer. “Consuming the Exotic: Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloe.” Pp. 201-25 in Classical Music and Postmodern Knowledge. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1995.
Ralph P Locke. “Constructing the Oriental ‘Other’: Saint-Saëns’s ‘Samson et Dalila.’” Cambridge Opera Journal 3, no. 3 (1991): 261–302.
Ralph P. Locke. "Cutthroats and Casbah Dancers, Muezzins and Timeless Sands: Musical Images of the Middle East." 19th-Century Music, Vol. 22, No. 1 (Summer, 1998), pp. 20-53
Richard Taruskin. “Non-Nationalists and Other Nationalists.” 19th-Century Music 35, no. 2 (2011): 132–43
Richard Taruskin. “Review: Speed Bumps.” 19th-Century Music 29, no. 2 (2005): 185–295.