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Title Music and the aesthetics of modernity : essays / edited by Karol Berger & Anthony Newcomb.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Dept. of Music : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2005.

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Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 412 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Series Isham Library papers ; 6
Harvard publications in music ; 21
Isham Library papers ; 6.
Harvard publications in music ; 21.
Note In part papers presented at a conference held at the Harvard University Music Department on 9-11 November 2001.
"For Reinhold Brinkmann"--Page v.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. The eighteenth-century origins of modernity. Time's arrow and the advent of musical modernity / Karol Berger -- Spatial graphics / Martin Warnke -- On the beautiful in Mozart / Scott Burnham -- A propos of Buffon's Discours du style / Henri Zerner.
part 2. The pre-modernist roots of modernism. The textualization of the context : comic strategies in meta-operas of the eighteenth and twentieth centuries / Hermann Danuser -- John Cage and the principle of chance / Horst Bredekamp.
part 3. Aspects of modernism. The hunt for reminiscences in nineteenth-century Germany / Anthony Newcomb -- Some theoretical thoughts about aspects of harmony in Mahler's symphonies / David Lewin -- Beyond the bourgeoisie : social democracy and musical modernism in interwar Austria and Germany / Karen Painter -- Schoenberg's Byron : the "Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte," the antinomies of modernism, and the problem of German imperialism / Judith L. Ryan -- Ideologies of serialism : Stravinsky's Threni and the Congress for Cultural Freedom / Anne C. Shreffler -- The essence and persistence of modernity / Klaus Kropfinger -- "Vom Pfeiffen und von alten Dampfmaschinen," Virgil Thomson, a reply to Milan Kundera, Kurt Schwitters, and my galoshes : perspectives on "modern" and "modernism" / Leo Treitler -- Of aprons, buses, and bridges : Kafka's judgment / Peter J. Burgard -- Philosophical exercises in repetition : on music, humor, and exile in Wittgenstein and Adorno / Lydia Goehr.
part 4. The anti-hermeneutic impulse : beyond modernity or beyond modernism? Production of presence, interspersed with absence : a modernist view on music, libretti, and staging / Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht -- Cipher and performance in Sternberg's Dishonored / Carolyn Abbate.
Subject Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics -- Congresses.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Modernism (Music) -- Congresses.
Modernism (Music)
Brinkmann, Reinhold, 1934-2010.
Brinkmann, Reinhold, 1934-2010.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Berger, Karol, 1947-
Newcomb, Anthony, 1941-2018.
Brinkmann, Reinhold, 1934-2010, dedicatee.
Harvard University. Department of Music.
ISBN 0964031728 alkaline paper