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Dangerous Melodies vividly evokes a time when classical music stood at the center of American life, occupying a prominent place in the nation’s culture and politics. The work of renowned conductors, instrumentalists, and singers—and the activities of orchestras and opera companies—were intertwined with momentous international events: two world wars, the rise of fascism, ...more
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published December 10th 2019 by W. W. Norton Company
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Jonathan Rosenberg, professor of twentieth-century US history at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, is author of How Far the Promised Land? World Affairs and the American Civil Rights Movement from the First World War to Vietnam. He lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.