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Denisov's <i>Laments,</i> Volkonsky's <i>Rejoinder</i>

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the musical repercussions of the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia by focusing on an “unofficial” concert that took place in 1970 featuring two compositions, one of which ... More


Late Beethoven and Late Socialism

Elaine Kelly

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter investigates how the onset of late socialism gave rise to a discourse of lateness. As the GDR stagnated, its foundation myths were deconstructed by disillusioned artists. They contested ... More


Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Elaine Kelly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

National identity in the German Democratic Republic was heavily predicated on the past. The state was posited as the second German Enlightenment, and socialism as the culmination of a legacy of ... More


Introduction

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book introduces a population that, until now, has been un-theorized and under-described, despite their importance for any full understanding of contemporary Cuba. This group is called ... More


Introduction: Bourgeois Pasts and Socialist Futures

Elaine Kelly

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The introduction provides an overview of the major arguments of the book. It discusses how the canon served both to legitimize the ruling discourse and as a site of dissent, and it offers parameters ... More


Staging Late Socialism: Ruth Berghaus and the German Opera Tradition

Elaine Kelly

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter investigates Ruth Berghaus’s rethinking of the canon in her post-Brechtian stagings of Der Freischütz, Der Ring des Nibelungen, and Parsifal. Invoking Brecht’s call for historicity, ... More


The Brezhnev Era and its Aftermath, 1965–1989

Eren Tasar

in Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190652104
eISBN:
9780190652135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652104.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

After Nikita Khrushchev’s ouster in 1964, Soviet officials dealing with religion assessed the moderate line toward religion that had dominated the 1940s and 1950s, as well as the hard line that had ... More


Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Jeffrey Kinkley

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As China's centrally planned economy and welfare state have given way to a more loosely controlled version of “late socialism,” public concern about economic reform's downside has found expression in ... More


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