The Hallelujah Effect: Philosophical Reflections on Music, Performance Practice, and Technology

The Hallelujah Effect: Philosophical Reflections on Music, Performance Practice, and Technology

by Babette Babich

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ISBN-13: 9781409473107
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 07/28/2013
Series: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 20 MB
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About the Author

Babette Babich is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University in New York City. She is author, among other books, of La fin de la pensée? Philosophie analytique contre philosophie continentale (2012) and Words in Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy and Poetry, Music and Eros in Hölderlin, Nietzsche and Heidegger (2006). Editor of eight book collections, she is also executive editor of New Nietzsche Studies.

Table of Contents

Contents: Prelude: the Hallelujah effect on the internet; The Hallelujah effect, Cohen’s secret song and the music industry; Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah and other Hallelujahs: from Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus to the Hallel Psalms; On male desire and music: misogyny, love, and the beauty of men; ’Covering’ Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah: music makes the song from John Cale to k.d. lang; ’You don’t really care for music, do ya?’; Performance practice and the Hallelujah effect; Interlude: Adorno’s phenomenology: radio physiognomy and music; Interlude: Mousiké techné; The spirit of music in The Birth of Tragedy: Nietzsche’s phenomenological investigations of music and word; Nietzsche and Beethoven: on the ’becoming-human of dissonance’; Bibliography; Index.

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