H-Music: Reviewed Elsewhere
Clinton D. Young. Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain: 1880–1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. xiii + 237 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-807-16102-9.
Few large musical repertories remain as generally unknown as the Spanish zarzuela. In this volume, Clinton D.
Michael Denning. Noise Uprising: The Audiopolitics of a World Musical Revolution. London: Verso, 2015. 306 pp. $24.99/£17.99 (paperback),
We live in a world of recorded music. Even when we do not actively seek them, popular recordings provide a soundtrack to the most mundane of everyday activities.
Celia Applegate. The Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. xii + 402 pp. $39.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-487-52048-9.
For over twenty years, Celia Applegate has maintained that historians need to study music.
Chornobyl Songs Project: Living Culture from a Lost World. 2015. Produced by Maria Sonevytsky in association with The Center for Traditional Music and Dance and The Yara Arts Group. Annotated by Maria Sonevytsky with Yevhen Yefremov.
Simon Morrison. Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today. London: 4th Estate (HarperCollins), 2016. xxix + 507 pp. £20.00.
Echoing the title of James Ellroy’s famous 1992 crime novel L.A.