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Noah Getz and Friends Absolute Art and Jazz between the Wars

Sun Mar 3, 3:30pm
Presented by: National Gallery of Art
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The seemingly opposite ideals of absolute art and popular music found expression in the work of artists and composers in the aftermath of World War I. Popular music, in particular jazz and the saxophone, were contemporary symbols of an antiestablishment sentiment that held the bourgeoisie accountable for world devastation. This program presents compositions that explore these musical trajectories from Europe’s fertile artistic landscape between the wars. The works include Anton Webern’s Quartet, op. 22, for violin, clarinet, 

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