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Pyramids at the Louvre

Music, Culture, and Collage from Stravinsky to the Postmodernists

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674437418

Publication Date: 05/01/1994

571 pages

halftones, line illustrations, musical illustrations

Belknap Press


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preludes and Postulates
  • The Orient
    • 1. “And the Moon Descends over the Temple That Was”
    • 2. Of Nightingales and Ukiyo—e
  • The Primitive
    • 3. Out of Africa and the Steppes
    • 4. “Massacre” and Other Neologisms
    • 5. The Creation of the World
    • 6. Josephine and Jonny
    • 7. The Cunard Line
    • 8. Take the “A” Train
  • Clockwork
    • 9. The Valley of the Bells
    • 10. Stravinsky and the Cubists
  • Masquerades
    • 11. Obsessions with Pierrot
    • 12. Masks and Machines
    • 13. Oedipus and Agon: “Husks of Style?”
  • Cut and Paste
    • 14. Exodus: 1939
    • 15. Tristan’s Scissors
    • 16. Pyramids at the Louvre
    • 17. Envoi: The New Cartography
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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