Classical Classroom Research Presentation: Censored Classical Music - the most dangerous music in the world!

Written, produced, and viciously redacted by Dacia Clay.

Music used in this episode includes:

- Gregorian chant by Hildegard von Bingen

- Claude Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

- Alessandro Scarlatti, La Giuditta

- George Gershwin, "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess

- Dmitri Shostakovich, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

- Sergei Prokofiev, New Year's Eve Ball Waltz, from the opera War and Peace

- Richard Wagner, "Die Walküre"

- Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 in C minor

- Benjamin Britten, Death in Venice

 

References for this episode include:

Wikipedia Articles

Degenerate Music, Guido of Arezzo, Porgy and Bess

Other Articles

Art of Fear: Composing under Stalin

David Alan Grier Shrugs Off Porgy and Bess Controversy

Degenerate Music

A Guide to Arvo Pärt's Music

La Dolce Cecilia

'Porgy and Bess': Messing With A Classic

Top Five Infamous Bans on Classical Music

Venetian Blind Spot

Books

- Censorship By Frank Caso

- Festa Musicologica: Essays in Honor of George J. Buelow edited by Thomas J. Mathiesen, Benito V. Rivera, George J. Buelow

- Opera's Orbit: Musical Drama and the Influence of Opera in Arcadian Rome  By Stefanie Tcharos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2007/may/18/classicalmusicandopera1

 

 

 

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