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Michael Broyles


Thursday, October 13 2011

Beethoven in America

Beethoven is in American commercialism and the black power movements. He’s in film and theater, disco, country, rock and rap. To examine Beethoven on American soil is to examine America itself.


Sunday, December 11 2011

What Do the Black Arts Movement and 'Die Hard' Have in Common? 'Beethoven in America'

Michael Broyles pens an engaging and fascinating text, relying on copious amounts of research supplemented with myths and mysteries to rebuild and develop the image of Beethoven.

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