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THE OBJECTS OF MUSICAL RESEARCH (2)

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines the disciplinary objects of musical research from the side of context. This movement from two directions, however, questions rather than celebrates the text/context divide, by ... More


Beethoven Antihero: Sex, Violence, and the Aesthetics of Failure, or Listening to the Ninth Symphony as Postmodern Sublime

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter looks at Susan McClary's comparison of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to a failed rape. The chapter recontextualizes McClary by linking her to a hermeneutic tradition of sublimating ... More


Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Kevin Korsyn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book examines the struggle for the authority to speak about music at a time when the humanities are in crisis. By linking the institutions that support musical research, including professional ... More


. Women’s Voices and the Fundamental Bass

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Lawrence Kramer has recently offered a striking Freudian trope for discussing musical form and sexuality in Wagnerian and post-Wagnerian music. Analyzing Isolde's Transfiguration in particular, he ... More


The Steward of Unmeaning Art: Bach and the Musical Subject

Harry White

in The Musical Discourse of Servitude: Authority, Autonomy, and the Work-Concept in Fux, Bach and Handel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190903879
eISBN:
9780190903909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903879.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Two principal themes are engaged in this chapter: the recent history of Bach reception in which the composer’s autonomy is drastically reconfigured, and the nature of Bach’s pursuit of the musical ... More


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