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Classical Music

David Brown

in God and Grace of Body: Sacrament in Ordinary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231829
eISBN:
9780191716218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231829.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the religious experience through the power of music, in particular classical music. It begins with a detailed discussion of the sort of reservations that generated Christian ... More


Challenging the Modern: Conservative Revolution in German Music, 1918-1933

Nicholas Attfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266137
eISBN:
9780191865206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266137.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book challenges commonplace conceptions of musical conservatism during Germany’s Weimar Republic (1918–33). Its primary goal is to offer scrutiny of uncritical links often made by musicologists ... More


BRAHMS AS LIBERAL, BRUCKNER AS OTHER

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Emphasizing the 1880s, this chapter begins to establish contemporary contexts by demonstrating continuities between the German nationalism of Brahms and Liberal colleagues in Vienna (Billroth, ... More


VOLKSCONCERTE AND CONCEPTS OF GENRE IN BRAHMS'S VIENNA

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By Brahms's time, elaborate metaphors — symphonies as “plain speaking”, symphonic performances as Volksversammlungen — had developed around the genre. This chapter evaluates this patently ideological ... More


ADAGIOS IN BRAHMS'S LATE CHAMBER MUSIC: GENRE AESTHETICS AND CULTURAL CRITIQUE

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the late 19th century, the adagio had become a genre marked by the technical attributes and lofty connotations of “unending melody”. Because of Beethoven's achievements, composers found adagios ... More


‘Der alte treue Meister Antonius’: mysticism, nation, and the Weimar ‘Bruckner cult’

Nicholas Attfield

in Challenging the Modern: Conservative Revolution in German Music, 1918-1933

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266137
eISBN:
9780191865206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266137.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Twenty-five years after Anton Bruckner’s death, groups formed in Germany to revise the composer’s biography, highlighting Bruckner as a German mystic in the medieval tradition of Meister Eckhart and ... More


Working towards the Third Reich

Nicholas Attfield

in Challenging the Modern: Conservative Revolution in German Music, 1918-1933

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266137
eISBN:
9780191865206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266137.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The epilogue contributes to efforts to map continuities in musical thought between the Weimar and Nazi eras, and deals with issues of advocacy. There was not the straightforward rise to influence ... More


Splitting of Sacred from Secular?

Bruce W. Wilshire

in The Much-at-Once

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823268337
eISBN:
9780823272501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268337.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Matters and relationships as we actually live them are seldom as clearly distinguished as are the words we use to refer to them. The price exacted by our prose words is an inescapable simplification. ... More


Where Are We? Locations and Dis-locations

Bruce W. Wilshire

in The Much-at-Once

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823268337
eISBN:
9780823272501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268337.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Europe aimed to colonize and subjugate the world. Dynamic expansion was in the air: Hegel called Napoleon the World Spirit on horseback and declared that Europe was the goal of history. Meanwhile, ... More


Study Abroad

Beth Abelson Macleod

in Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039348
eISBN:
9780252097393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039348.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the experience of U.S. music students in late nineteenth-century Vienna as well as the musical scene at that time. In the 1870s and 1880s, Viennese audiences attended the ... More


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