"... a carefully woven narrative about salient compositional trends in France and America and how the two intermingled from the 19th century through WW II.... [T]his inviting book will educate and motivate less-experienced readers to search out this fascinating music.... Highly recommended. Lower-/upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, general readers." —Choice
From the Publisher
An engaging look at the fertile mix of national styles that created a new music in the years before World War II.