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Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee

Abstract

Music in World War I played an important role in cementing the transatlantic alliance among Anglophone and Francophone allies. Chapters 1–5 consider responses to the war by five individuals from three countries: Frank Bridge, Charles Ives, Claude Debussy, John Philip Sousa, and Irving Berlin. Chapters 6–10 gradually expand the focus to ever larger groups of people: women theatre organists in the United States, the Longleat community in England, the greater citizenry of Canada, the service flag and Gold Star mother movements throughout the United States, and the global population devastated by ... More

Keywords: World War I, music, Allies, France, Britain, Canada, United States, Frank Bridge, Charles Ives, Claude Debussy, John Philip Sousa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042706
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Brooks, editor
University of York

Christina Bashford, editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gayle Magee, editor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Front Matter

Prelude: Beginnings

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee

Part 1 Individuals

Chapter 1 Medium and Message

Christina Bashford

Interlude: The Middle

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee

Part 2 Communities

Chapter 7 Women at the Pedals

Kendra Preston Leonard

Postlude: Not an End

William Brooks, Christina Bashford, and Gayle Magee