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Music in the Rhythm of War: Othmar Schoeck and the Beginning of Whitman-Music in the German-Speaking Countries

Author: Werner Grünzweig

  • Music in the Rhythm of War: Othmar Schoeck and the Beginning of Whitman-Music in the German-Speaking Countries

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    Music in the Rhythm of War: Othmar Schoeck and the Beginning of Whitman-Music in the German-Speaking Countries

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Abstract

Explores how Swiss composer Othmar Schoeck (1886-1957) "made a radical political statement" by interpreting "Beat! Beat! Drums!" in his 1915 work Trommelschlage (Drum-Taps).

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Grünzweig, W., (1990) “Music in the Rhythm of War: Othmar Schoeck and the Beginning of Whitman-Music in the German-Speaking Countries”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 8(1), 29-40. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1270

Rights: Copyright © 1990 Werner Grünzweig

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01 Jul 1990
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