This volume, in the series Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Music, is an anthology of original German, French and English writings from the period 1851–1912.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Music Series
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- 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Table of Contents
Part I. German aesthetics of music in the second half of the nineteenth century: 1. Music as an autonomous being; 2. Music as an expressive force; 3. The eclectic tendency; Part II. Aesthetics of music in France and England: 4. General works; 5. The Impact of Wagner; 6. England; Part III. Music and positivist thought: 7. Psychology of music and the theory of empathy; 8. Theories and speculation about the origin of music; Part IV. Bridge between music theory and philosophy and the beginnings of musicology as an independent discipline: Part V. New tendencies at the turn of the century: 9. Historical understanding; 10. Criticism of the theory of empathy; 11. The past and the future of music.
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