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The Resource Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts, Thomas S. Grey, (electronic resource)

Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts, Thomas S. Grey, (electronic resource)

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Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts
Title
Wagner's musical prose
Title remainder
texts and contexts
Statement of responsibility
Thomas S. Grey
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
NyNyACL
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • theses
  • bibliography
Series statement
New perspectives in music history and criticism
Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts, Thomas S. Grey, (electronic resource)
Label
Wagner's musical prose : texts and contexts, Thomas S. Grey, (electronic resource)
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http://libproxy.rpi.edu/login?url=http://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.07650
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-390) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
  • Beethoven's "poetic ideas": notes on the genesis of a critical tradition
  • Poetics, heroics, funérailles
  • Fear of the Fifth: the uncanniness of instrumental speech
  • Beethoven's "sketches" (poetic intentions and musical consequences)
  • 3.
  • Engendering music drama: Opera and Drama and its metaphors:
  • Metaphors of gender, and others;
  • Natural sciences: reproductive biology and a theory of "evolution";
  • Music mastered, poetic reason (nearly) seduced: allegory and antithesis
  • 4.
  • 1.
  • The "poetic-musical period" and the "evolution" of Wagnerian form:
  • Periode and Entwicklung
  • "Evolving" period-complexes and Wagner's evolution: three dialogues
  • 5.
  • Endless melodies:
  • Wagner and his critics around 1860 (Wagner's melody--all or none?) ;
  • Wagner and the problematics of "absolute music" in the nineteenth century:
  • Ideas of absolute music
  • Questions of autonomy
  • Content and/or/as form
  • Absolute music and "ideas: a new determinacy?
  • 2.
  • Beethoven reception and the hermeneutic impulse: "poetic ideas" and new forms:
  • Dénouements (motivic threads, dramatic plots, musical knots and resolutions)
  • Melody, origins, and utopias of regression (melody as the origin of speech and poetry in Opera and Drama)
  • Melody as form
  • 6.
  • Motives and motivations: leitmotif and "symphonic" drama:
  • Warum? (motives to musical form)
  • The birth of the music drama from the "labor-pains of program music"
  • Motif, motive, Motiv: dramatic motivations and "symphonic form"
  • Delirium and death as transgressive motives: "dramatic symphony" and "symphonic drama"
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24 cm.
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Extent
xix, 397 p.
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multiple file formats
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electronic
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music
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unknown
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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