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Author Youmans, Charles Dowell, 1964-

Title Richard Strauss's orchestral music and the German intellectual tradition : the philosophical roots of musical modernism / Charles Youmans.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.

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 Talbott: Circulating Collection  ML410.S872 Y68 I6    Available  ---
Description x, 294 pages: illustration, music ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [279]-290) and index.
Contents Prologue. Intellectual history and artistic production : the case of Richard Strauss -- Pt. 1. The private intellectual context of Strauss's early career. "The conversion" : Strauss and Wagnerism -- Music and the "denial of the will" : Schopenhauer in Strauss's life and work -- Strauss's Nietzsche -- Goethe and the development of Strauss's mature worldview -- Pt. 2. Orchestral composition as philosophical critique. The first cycle of tone poems : genesis of a critical musical technique -- Eulenspiegel, Zarathustra, Quixote, Strauss : crystallization of a persona -- Absolute music, twentieth-century aesthetics, and the symphonies of Richard Strauss.
Subject Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Orchestra music.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 -- Aesthetics.
Orchestral music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Germany -- 20th century -- Philosophy.
Modernism (Music) -- Germany.
ISBN 0253345731 (cloth : alk. paper)