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David Brodbeck, Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna. The New Cultural History of Music (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). xviii+365 pp. $45.00.

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1 Schorske, Carl E., Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture (New York: Knopf, 1979); Broch, Hermann, Hugo von Hofmannsthal and His Time: The European Imagination, 1860–1920, ed. and trans. Michael P. Steinberg (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984).

2 Boyer, John W., Political Radicalism in Late Imperial Vienna: Origins of the Christian Social Movement, 1848–1897 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981); Judson, Pieter M., Exclusive Revolutionaries: Liberal Politics, Social Experience, and National Identity in the Austrian Empire, 1848–1914 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996).

3 Botstein, Leon, ‘Music and Its Public: Habits of Listening and the Crisis of Musical Modernism in Vienna, 1870–1914’ (PhD diss., Harvard University, 1985); Notley, Margaret, Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007); Karnes, Kevin, Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century Vienna, AMS Studies in Music (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008); Grimes, Nicole, Siobhán Donovan and Wolfgang Marx, eds, Rethinking Hanslick: Music, Formalism, and Expression (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2013). Brodbeck contributed to the latter collection.

4 McGrath, William J., Dionysian Art and Populist Politics in Austria (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974).

5 For a contrasting view, see Efron, John M., Medicine and the German Jews: A History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008): 240242 .

6 Brodbeck, David, ‘Dvořák’s Reception in Liberal Vienna: Language Ordinances, National Property, and the Rhetoric of Deutschtum’, Journal of the American Musicological Society 60/1 (2007): 71132 .

7 Korstvedt, Benjamin M., ‘Reading Music Criticism beyond the Fin-de-Siècle Vienna Paradigm’, The Musical Quarterly 94/1–2 (2011): 156210 .

8 Botstein, Leon, ‘Music in History: The Perils of Method in Reception History’, The Musical Quarterly 89/1 (2006): 5 .

9 The changing demographics of Vienna during this period are discussed in detail in Maderthaner, Wolfgang and Musner, Lutz, Unruly Masses: The Other Side of Fin-De-Siècle Vienna, trans. David Fernbach and Michael Huffmaster, International Studies in Social History (New York: Berghahn Books, 2008).

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