Speaking for Whom? Using Opera Reviews from Strasbourg (1887–1918) to Clarify the Problematical Source Character of Music Criticism


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    Using Niklas Luhmann's observations on the functioning of media, this essay aims to show by analyzing the critics's self-image, their relations with authorities and theatre management, performers, and audiences that music criticism is not necessarily a reliable source about historic events – although using it thus is sometimes unavoidable –, but first and foremost about itself.
    Originele taal-2English
    TitelNineteenth-Century Music Criticism
    RedacteurenTeresa Cascudo García-Villaraco
    Plaats van productieLeuven
    UitgeverijBrepols Publishers
    Aantal pagina's23
    ISBN van geprinte versie 978-2-503-57497-4
    StatusPublished - 2017

    Publicatie series

    NaamMusic, Criticism & Politics

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