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Listening for Utopia in Ernst Bloch's Musical Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0521896150

ISBN-13: 9780521896153

Edition: 2010

Authors: Benjamin M. Korstvedt

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This title makes Bloch's musical thought accessible to modern musical scholars by deciphering its conceptual bases. Korstvedt uses ideas derived from Bloch as the starting point for critical essays on Wagner, Mozart, Bruckner and Brahms.
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Book details

List price: $117.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 234
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Bloch's Teppich: an initial approach
On the genealogy of the Teppich: metaphor before Bloch
The conceptual constellation of Bloch's musical philosophy
Entering Bloch's musical system
Wagner's animal lyricism
Bloch's vision of the armored men, or the limits of enlightenment
The achievement of symphonic authenticity
Epilogue: an atheism of presence and absence
Bibliography