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Watkins, Glenn, 1927-
Proof through the night : music and the great war / Glenn Watkins
Alternate Title Music and the great war
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML197 .W436 2003  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Audios/2nd Flr  ML197 .W436 2003  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) World War, 1914-1918 -- Music and the war
Music and war
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Physical Description xvi, 598 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 541-573) and index
INCLUDES AUDIO CD FILED IN DISC STORAGE AT CIRCULATION DESK
Contents [v.1.] Text -- [v.2.] Audio CD
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Prologue -- ch. 1. In search of kultur -- Great Britain -- ch. 2. Pomp and circumstance -- ch. 3. The old lie -- ch. 4. The symphony of the front -- France -- ch. 5. Mobilization and the call to history -- ch. 6. War and the children -- ch. 7. War games, 1914-1915 -- ch. 8. Charades and masquerades -- ch. 9. Church, state, and schola -- ch. 10. Neoclassicism, aviation, and the Great War -- Italy -- ch. 11. The world of the future, the future of the world -- Germany-Austria -- ch. 12. "Dance of death" -- ch. 13. "The last days of mankind" -- The United States of America -- ch. 14. "The Yanks are coming" -- ch. 15. "Onward Christian soldiers" -- ch. 16. The 100% American -- ch. 17. "Proof through the night" -- ch. 18. "On patrol in no man's land" -- ch. 19. Coming of age in America -- Post-Armistice -- ch. 20. "Goin' home" -- ch. 21. Ceremonials and the war of nerves -- ch. 22. The persistence of memory -- ch. 23. Prophecies of alarms -- Epilogue -- ch. 24. Unfinished business -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index -- List of CD contents
Note Contents of Accompanying Sound Disc: 1. To Women from The Spirit of England / Edward Elgar (2:14) -- 2. Chant du départ / Etienne-Nicolas Méhul (2:23) -- 3. Berceuse héroïque / Claude Debussy (3:06) -- 4. Enblanc et noir (excerpt of second movement) / Claude Debussy (1:26) -- 5. Noël des enfants qui n'ont plus maisons / Claude Debussy (2:40) -- 6. March from Trois pièces faciles / Igor Stravinsky (1:07) -- 7. Souvenir d'une marche boche / Igor Stravinsky (1:27) -- 8. Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis / Maurice Ravel (3:08) 9. Toccata from Tombeau de Couperin / Maurice Ravel (3:34) -- 10. O toi qui le premier osas quitter la terre / Henry Deutsch de la Meurthe (4:55) -- 11. Der verlorene Haufen / Arnold Schoenberg (4:19) -- 12. Der tag ist vergangen / Anton Webern (1:09) -- 13. On patrol in no man's land / Noble Sissle, Eubie Blake, and James Reese Europe (2:20) -- 14. The road home / John Alden Carpenter (2:57) -- 15. In Flanders Fields / Charles Ives (music) and John McCrae (lyrics) (2:23) -- 16. Tom sails away / Charles Ives (music and lyrics) (2:47) -- 17. Frontispiece / Maurice Ravel (1:30)

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