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The Quest for Voice: On Music, Politics, and the Limits of Philosophy - The 1997 Ernest Bloch Lectures
     

The Quest for Voice: On Music, Politics, and the Limits of Philosophy - The 1997 Ernest Bloch Lectures

by Lydia Goehr
 

Concentrating on the music, politics, and philosophy of Richard Wagner, Lydia Goehr addresses some fundamental questions of German Romanticism: Is all music musical? Is music made less musical by the presence of words? What is musical autonomy? How do composers avoid censorship? How are composers affected by exile? Can music articulate a 'politics for the

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Concentrating on the music, politics, and philosophy of Richard Wagner, Lydia Goehr addresses some fundamental questions of German Romanticism: Is all music musical? Is music made less musical by the presence of words? What is musical autonomy? How do composers avoid censorship? How are composers affected by exile? Can music articulate a 'politics for the future'? What is the relation between music and philosophy?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198166962
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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