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Author Quist, Robert.
Title The History of Modern Swedish Music : an Introduction to Nineteen Composers.
Imprint Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.

Author Quist, Robert.
Subject Music -- Sweden -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- Sweden -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Composers -- Sweden -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (436 pages)
Summary This work examines Swedish art music during modern times. It includes an examination of lateromantic composers and styles, the modernist devotion to international styles and its influence on neoclassical composers, and who blended the modern avant garde with traditional styles and genres. This book contains fourteen black and white photographs.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The late-romantic tradition. Stenhammar's classical countercurrent ; The late-romantic national tradition ; Andree, Olsson, and late-romantic sacred music -- Early modernism. Rosenberg : the father of Swedish modernism ; Nystroem : a modern voyager ; Larsson, Wiren, and neoclassicism -- The Monday Group. Blomdahl and high modernism ; Back : a modern visionary ; Lidholm : the Monday Group's pluralist -- Late modernism. Pettersson : a symphonic expressionist ; Nilsson, Hambraeus, and the sacred avant garde ; Conventional progress : Werle, Bortz, and postmodernism.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773419254
OCLC # 815391114
Additional Format Print version: 9780773412903

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