ISBN-10:
0521178347
ISBN-13:
9780521178341
Pub. Date:
03/03/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music': Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music': Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

by Matthew Gelbart
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ISBN-13: 9780521178341
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/03/2011
Series: New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism , #16
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Function to origin: national identity and national genius emerge, c.1700-80; 2. From pastoral to picturesque: nature, art, and genre in the later eighteenth century; 3. Genius versus Art in the creative process: 'national' and 'cultivated' music as categories, 1760-1800; 4. The invention of folk modality, 1775-1840; 5. 'Folk' and 'tradition': authenticity as musical idiom from the late eighteenth century onward; 6. Organic 'art music' and individual original genius: aestheticizing the folk collective; 7. Local nation and universal folk: the legacy of geography in musical categories; 8. Folk and art music in the modern western world.

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