Planet Beethoven: Classical Music at the Turn of the by Mina Yang

By Mina Yang

In Planet Beethoven, Mina Yang makes the compelling case that classical song within the twenty-first century is simply as vivid and suitable as ever—but with major adjustments that supply us perception into the main cultural shifts of our day. Perusing occasions, initiatives, courses, writings, musicians, and compositions, Yang shines a focus at the Western paintings song culture. The e-book covers an array of themes, from using Beethoven’s “Für Elise” in YouTube clips and hip-hop, to the promoting claims of child Einstein items, and the recent sorts of track schooling brought via Gustavo Dudamel, conductor of the la Philharmonic. whereas the ebook is international in its outlook, each one bankruptcy investigates the original attributes of a selected performer, functionality, or occasion. One bankruptcy displays on chinese language pianist Yuja Wang’s arguable functionality on the Hollywood Bowl, one other explores the hugely symbolic ardour 2000 undertaking in Stuttgart, Germany. certain to be of curiosity to scholars, execs, and aficionados, Planet Beethoven strains the tensions that come up from the “classical” nature of this custom and our quickly altering world.

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