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Summary: Preface Introduction 1. Aesthetics, Criticism, and Analysis Music: A View from Delft Musical Theory as a Humanistic Discipline Analysis Today Beyond Analysis Three Ways of Reading a Detective Story--Or a Brahms Intermezzo The Authority of Music Criticism 2. Music and Words Words into Music: The Composer's Approach to the Text The World of Opera and Its Inhabitants Berlioz's Divine Comedy: The Grande messe des morts The Old Man's Toys: Verdi's Last Operas 3. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-
Century Masters Beethoven's Experiments in Composition: The Late Bagatelles Schubert's Unfinished Business Inside the Saint's Head: The Music of Berlioz Sound and Syntax: An Introduction to Schoenberg's Harmony Webern's Apprenticeship The Uses of Convention: Stravinsky and His Models Stravinsky: The Progress of a Method In Defense of Song: The Contribution of Roger Sessions Edward T. Cone: A Chronological Bibliography Acknowledgments Index
Summary: Preface Introduction 1. Aesthetics, Criticism, and Analysis Music: A View from Delft Musical Theory as a Humanistic Discipline Analysis Today Beyond Analysis Three Ways of Reading a Detective Story--Or a Brahms Intermezzo The Authority of Music Criticism 2. Music and Words Words into Music: The Composer's Approach to the Text The World of Opera and Its Inhabitants Berlioz's Divine Comedy: The Grande messe des morts The Old Man's Toys: Verdi's Last Operas 3. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Masters Beethoven's Experiments in Composition: The Late Bagatelles Schubert's Unfinished Business Inside the Saint's Head: The Music of Berlioz Sound and Syntax: An Introduction to Schoenberg's Harmony Webern's Apprenticeship The Uses of Convention: Stravinsky and His Models Stravinsky: The Progress of a Method In Defense of Song: The Contribution of Roger Sessions Edward T. Cone: A Chronological Bibliography Acknowledgments Index ...show less
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