Review Elsewhere: Alan R. H. Baker, Amateur Musical Societies and Sports Clubs in Provincial France, 1848–1914: Harmony and Hostility.

Alan R. H. BakerAmateur Musical Societies and Sports Clubs in Provincial France, 1848–1914: Harmony and Hostility. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. xi + 350 pp. $109.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-57992-4.

Reviewed Elsewhere: Beth Abelson Macleod, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso.

Beth Abelson Macleod. Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015.
 
In the late nineteenth century, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler, a young Jewish woman from Chicago, rose to become one of the most celebrated pianists on the world stage. In her nearly forty-year career, Bloomfield-Zeisler appeared to critical acclaim in every major U.S.

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