Bruckner's Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics

Bruckner's Symphonies: Analysis, Reception and Cultural Politics

by Julian Horton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521823544

ISBN-13: 9780521823548

Pub. Date: 12/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Despite significant advances in Bruckner scholarship, many problems persist. Although the relationship between Bruckner's music, post-Wagnerian ideology and, ultimately, Nazism has been carefully reconstructed, questions of how such matters should condition our responses to the music remain unaddressed. This important study isolates problematic issues of…  See more details below

Overview

Despite significant advances in Bruckner scholarship, many problems persist. Although the relationship between Bruckner's music, post-Wagnerian ideology and, ultimately, Nazism has been carefully reconstructed, questions of how such matters should condition our responses to the music remain unaddressed. This important study isolates problematic issues of interpretation, analysis, reception, and historical location, and offers potential solutions through case studies of individual works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823548
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2010
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: the critical problem; 2. Bruckner and nineteenth-century Vienna: analysis and historical context; 3. Right-wing cultural politics and the Nazi appropriation of Bruckner; 4. Bruckner and musical analysis; 5. Bruckner and the construction of musical influence; 6. Analysis and the problem of the editions; 7. Psychobiography and analysis; 8. Epilogue: Bruckner and his contexts.

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