By Robert Quist
Examines Swedish artwork tune in the course of sleek instances. This paintings contains an exam of late-romantic composers and kinds, the modernist devotion to overseas kinds and its effect on neoclassical composers who combined the trendy avant garde with conventional kinds and genres.
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