Source Readings in Music History The Nineteenth Century

ISBN-10: 0393966992
ISBN-13: 9780393966992
Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)
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Description: When music of the nineteenth century is subsumed, as it often is, under the label "Romantic era," our attention is focused on the "genius" composer, the creative process, and its fruits. But the period itself witnessed great concern for social,  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/17/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

When music of the nineteenth century is subsumed, as it often is, under the label "Romantic era," our attention is focused on the "genius" composer, the creative process, and its fruits. But the period itself witnessed great concern for social, intellectual, and cultural matters as they affected music. From the many perceptive writings of the time, Ruth A. Solie has chosen works by--among others--writers Jean Paul, George Eliot, and E. T. A. Hoffmann; journalists and critics Margaret Fuller, J. S. Dwight, and Eduard Hanslick; music theorist A. B. Marx; scientist Hermann Helmholz; pianist Amy Fay; abolitionist Frederick Douglass; and composers from Berlioz to Dvorak. Whether dealing with gender metaphors or "music of the future," these thoughtful readings illuminate the wide-ranging ideas of a remarkable age in music history. Book jacket.

Leo Treitler is Distinguished Professor of Music Emeritus, CUNY Graduate Center, and Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Notes and Abbreviations
Introduction
The Romantic Artist
from Elementary Course in Aesthetics
"The Remarkable Musical Life of the Musician Joseph Berglinger"
from "Lives of the Great Composers"
from Daniel Deronda
The Music of the Future
from Philosophy of Music
from The Artwork of the Future
from The Music of the Nineteenth Century
Music Criticism
"The Concert of Monsieur Chopin from Warsaw"
"Rossini's William Tell"
from Davidsbundlerblatter
from Berlioz and His "Harold" Symphony
"The National Peace Jubilee"
Musical Meaning and Expression
"Beethoven's Instrumental Music"
An Exchange of Letters
from Vom Musikalisch-Schonen
from The Power of Sound
Music Theory and Pedagogy
from The Theory of Musical Composition
from On the Sensations of Tone
from Music-Study in Germany
Musical Encounters
"Music in America"
from My Bondage and My Freedom
from Primitive Music
Index

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