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Proms By Jenny Doctor

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Presents the story of one of the most high-profile and enduring institutions in British cultural life: the Proms. This book describes the Proms' history by focusing on how changes in society have influenced its development, revealing how the Proms itself has been responsible for shaping the tastes and listening habits of a whole nation.
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Proms by Jenny Doctor

Here is the complete story of one of the most high-profile and enduring institutions in British cultural life: the Proms. This lavishly illustrated book describes the Proms' history by focusing on how changes in society have influenced its development, at the same time as revealing how the Proms itself has been responsible for shaping the tastes and listening habits of a whole nation.

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About Jenny Doctor


Jenny Doctor is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of York. She is the author of The BBC and Ultra-Modern Music, 1922 - 36: Shaping a Nation's Tastes. David Wright is Reader in the Centre for Performance History at the Royal College of Music. Nicholas Kenyon has been director of the BBC Proms since 1996. He was a music critic for the New Yorker, The Times and the Observer, and is the author of a history of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, among other books.

Table of Contents


Preface; The Proms: An Industrious Revolution by Paul Kildea; Building an Orchestra, Creating an Audience: Robert Newman and the Queen's Hall Promenade Concerts, 1895 - 1926 by Leanne Langley; A New Dimension - the BBC Takes on the Proms, 1920 - 44 by Jenny Doctor; The BBC in Possession, 1945 - 59 by Alison Garnham; Reinventing the Proms: The Glock and Ponsonby Eras, 1959 - 85 by David Wright; Joining the Queue: the Proms Audiences by Ivan Hewett; The Postmodern Proms, 1896 - 2007 by Tom Service; Planning the Proms Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow by Nicholas Kenyon.

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GOR010720368
Proms by Jenny Doctor
Jenny Doctor
Used - Like New
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2007-04-16
320
050051352X
9780500513521
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.