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The Idea of Absolute Music - Carl Dahlhaus

The Idea of Absolute Music

By: Carl Dahlhaus, R. Lustig (Translator)

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Published: 1st January 1989
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With a characteristically broad and provocative treatment, Dahlhaus examines a single music-aesthetical idea from various historical and philosophical viewpoints.
"Essential reading for anyone interested in the larger intellectual framework in which Romantic music found its place, a framework that to a remarkable degree has continued to shape our image of music."--Robert P. Morgan, Yale University
Carl Dahlhaus (1928-1989) is the author of a highly influential body of works on the foundations of music history and aesthetics.

Translator's Introduction
Absolute Music as an Esthetic Paradigm
The History of the Term and Its Vicissitudes
A Hermeneutic Model
The Esthetics of Feeling and Metaphysics
Esthetic Contemplation as Devotion
Instrumental Music and Art-Religion
Musical Logic and Speech Character
On the Three Cultures of Music
The Idea of the Musically Absolute and the Practice of Program Music
Absolute Music and Poeacute;sie Absolue
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780226134871
ISBN-10: 0226134873
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st January 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.0  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Type: New edition