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CORRADO, Omar . Victoria Ocampo and Music: a social and aesthetic experience of modernism. Rev. music. chil. [online]. 2007, vol.61, n.208, pp.37-65. ISSN 0716-2790.

Music was central to the aesthetic experience of Victoria Ocampo (Buenos Aires, 1890-1979). Her musical sensitivity moved beyond the private space of enjoyment into the social scene, where she developed an intense activity as patroness, player (narrator), writer and editor of Sur, which was both a literary review and a publishing house. Starting, beginning in the mid-1920's, her main concern was the promotion of modernism in Buenos Aires. Her musical collaborators in this endeavour were her friends Ernest Ansermet, Igor Stravinsky, and Juan José Castro, the Argentinian composer and conductor

Keywords : Victoria Ocampo; Modernity; Argentina music; patron.

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