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