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Music : A View from Delft

Music : A View from Delft - 89 edition

Music : A View from Delft - 89 edition

ISBN13: 9780226114705

ISBN10: 0226114708

Music : A View from Delft by Edward T. Cone and Robert P.  Ed. Morgan - ISBN 9780226114705
Edition: 89
Copyright: 1989
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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International: No
Music : A View from Delft by Edward T. Cone and Robert P.  Ed. Morgan - ISBN 9780226114705

ISBN13: 9780226114705

ISBN10: 0226114708


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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