Britten's Unquiet Pasts: Sound and Memory in Postwar by Heather Wiebe

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By Heather Wiebe

studying the intersections among musical tradition and a British venture of reconstruction from the Forties to the early Sixties, this examine asks how gestures towards the previous negotiated problems with restoration and renewal. within the wake of the second one global battle, song turned a privileged web site for re-enchanting notions of heritage and neighborhood, yet musical recourse to the previous additionally raised problems with mourning and loss. How used to be sound figured as a ancient item and as a locus of reminiscence and magic? Wiebe addresses this question utilizing a variety of resources, from making plans files to journalism, public ceremonial and literature. Its significant concentration, although, is a suite of works through Benjamin Britten that engaged either with the far-off musical previous and with key episodes of postwar reconstruction, together with the pageant of england, the Coronation of Elizabeth II and the rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral.

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