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Smith Indiana University Press, The First Professional String Quartet? He acknowledges that it might be concluded that Debussy is the quintessential postmodernist and post-structuralist, the composer who most completely eschews a historical narrative while creating a supremely cogent yet sensual expression, one composition at a time. Trezise and the other essayists in the Cambridge Companion to Debussy view this dilemma as a stimulating springboard for discussing elements of the man and his idiom.
The collection begins with three essays on 'Man, Musician, and Culture'. In 'Debussy the Man', Robert Orledge sums up the current, revisionist assessment of Debussy's character while offering an overview of his life.
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However, one must read much more than this to view the kaleidoscope of Debussy's changeable character, which for Orledge is downright devious and immoral. He quotes and expounds almost fixatedly concerning Debussy's malaise and inconstancies in his baffling efforts to relate to women and the professional world.
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Joshua S. Walden is a member of the faculty of musicology at the Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University. He has published articles on subjects including Jewish music, film music, eighteenth-century music, and intersections between music and the visual arts, in journals including the Journal of the American Musicological Society, the Journal of the Royal Musical Association, the Journal of the Society for American Music, and Musical Quarterly.
The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music.
The term 'Jewish music' has conveyed complex and diverse meanings for people around the world across hundreds of years. This accessible and comprehensive Companion is a key resource for students, scholars, and everyone with an interest in the global history of Jewish music. Leading international experts introduce the broad range of genres found in Jewish music from the biblical era to the present day, including classical, religious, folk, popular, and dance music.
Presenting a range of fresh perspectives on the subject, the chapters explore Jewish liturgy, Klezmer, music in Israel, the music of Yiddish theatre and cinema, and classical music from the Jewish Enlightenment through to the postmodern era.