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PATHS TO MODERN MUSIC: Aspects of Music from Wagner to the Present Day by Laurence Davies

PATHS TO MODERN MUSIC: Aspects of Music from Wagner to the Present Day

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Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1971
Publisher: Scribners

This attempts to identify ""the social and civilising functions"" of classical music through the study of composers and their principal works from Wagner to Bartok to Benjamin Britten. Erudite though readable; published in England earlier this year.