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10 v. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM + Supplbd.
  • Bd. 1. Allgemeine Theorie der Musik I : Historik, Grundlagen der Musik, Ästhetik
  • Bd. 2. Allgmeine Theorie der Musik II : Kritik, Musiktheorie/Opern- und Librettotheorie, Musikwissenschaft
  • Bd. 3. Musiktheorie des 17. Jahrhunderts-18. Jahrhunderts
  • Bd. 4. 19. Jahrhundert I. Theorie / Asthetik / Geschichte: Monographien
  • Bd. 5. 19. Jahrhundert II. Theorie/Asthetik/Geschichte: monographien
  • Bd. 6. 19. Jahrhundert III. Ludwig van Beethoven ; Aufsätze zur Ideen- und Kompositionsgeschichte ; Texte zur Instrumentalmusik
  • Bd. 7. 19. Jahrhundert IV. Richard Wagner - Texte zum Musiktheater
  • Bd. 8. 20. Jahrhundert. Historik, Ästhetik, Theorie, Oper; Arnold Schönberg
  • Bd. 9. Rezensionen
  • Bd. 10. Varia
  • Supplbd. Register - Verzeichnisse.
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v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bd. 1. Oper und symphonischer Stil, 1770-1820
  • Bd. 2. Oper und symphonischer Stil 1800-1850 : von E.T.A. Hoffmann zu Richard Wagner.
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550 leaves : music.
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xxviii, 254 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Life and work' personal style and the individuality of single works-- "Ingenium" and "Witz"-- the symphonic style-- issues in sonata form-- theme and character-- the "underlying idea"-- form as idea-- the "new path"-- "Fidelio"-- church music and the religion of art-- subthematicism' late works.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198161486 20160527
In this volume, an author combines interpretations of individual works which go into issues of composition and musical history, instead of merely duplicating in words what can already be read in the scores, with excursions into the musical aesthetics of the period around 1800 - an age which was not only a "classical" period in the history of the arts but also one in which aesthetics carved itself a place in the centre of philosophical attention. The theme of the book is the reconstruction of Beethoven's "musical thinking" from the evidence in the works themselves and their context in the history of ideas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780198161486 20160527
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xv, 389 p. : music ; 25 cm.
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x, 176 p. ; 22 cm.
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x, 417 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm.
A survey of the most popular period in music history details many of the socio-historical influences on music of this period, the impact of Beethoven's death, and the rise of grand opera.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520052918 20160528
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331 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
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512 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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320 p. : ill., ports., music ; 23 cm.
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viii, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Translators' introduction-- 1. 'New Music' as historical category-- 2. Progress and the avant garde-- 3. Avant garde and popularity-- 4. New Music and the problem of musical genre-- 5. Problems of rhythm in the New Music-- 6. Tonality: structure or process?-- 7. Schoenberg's poetics of music-- 8. Schoenberg's aesthetic theology-- 9. Schoenberg and programme music-- 10. Musical prose-- 11. Emancipation of the dissonance-- 12. What is 'developing variation'?-- 13. Schoenberg and Schenker-- 14. Schoenberg's Orchestral Piece Op. 16, No. 3 and the concept of Klangfarbenmelodie-- 15. 'The Obbligato Recitative'-- 16. Expressive principle and orchestral polyphony in Schoenberg's Erwartung-- 17. Schoenberg's late works-- 18. The fugue as prelude: Schoenberg's Genesis composition, Op. 44-- 19. Rhythmic structures in Webern's Orchestral Pieces, Op. 6-- 20. Analytical instrumentation: Bach's six-part ricercar as orchestrated by Anton Webern-- 21. Schreker and modernism: on the dramaturgy of Der ferne Klang-- 22. Structure and expression in the music of Scriabin-- 23. Plea for a Romantic category: the concept of the work of art in the newest music-- 24. On the decline of the concept of the musical work-- 25. The musical work of art as a subject of sociology-- 26. Form Translated by Stephen Hinton-- 27. Composition and improvisation-- 28. A rejection of material thinking?-- Notes-- List of sources-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521332514 20160528
This book is a collection of essays, by the leading German musicologist of our day, on one of the most controversial and influential composers of our century: Arnold Schoenberg. Schoenberg is considered here as a historical figure, as a thinker and theoretician and as a composer whose works may be subjected to technical analysis and/or examined in relation to the history of ideas. Above all, he is considered in the context of the 'New Music', the historical and cultural movement of the first two decades of this century which embrace musicians such as Webern, Schreker and Scriabin (all of whom are allotted individual essays), as well as Schoenberg himself. In addition to historical and analytical essays there are essays of a broader cultural-historical and even sociological import which should interest all those involved with twentieth-century music and ideas.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521332514 20160528
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vii, 131 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Translator's note-- 1. Introduction-- 2. What is musical realism?-- 3. 'True reality' and music-- 4. The 'descriptive' and the 'ugly'-- 5. 'Bourgeois realism' and Biedermeier-- 6. Realism as rebellion-- 7. Anti-romanticism-- 8. Realism in Italian opera-- 9. Literature, history and 'history'-- 10. The 'musical novel'-- 11. Realistic melody and dramaturgical construction-- 12. The natural world and the 'folklike tone'-- 13. The dialectics of the concept of reality-- 14. Conclusion-- References-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521278416 20160528
The music of the nineteenth century was - and still is - thought of as a 'romantic' art, whereas the main current of the literature and fine arts of the age was 'realist' from about 1830. Yet some works are consistently described as 'realistic': Musorgsky's Boris and Bizet's Carmen are only the most frequently cited examples. Professor Dahlhaus sets out the criteria of realism, with particular reference to French and German theorists, and examines the extent to which they apply to music too. While his findings do not reverse the verdict that the music of the age was in general romantic, he demonstrates that musical realism consists in much more than imitation of natural sounds or tone-painting. The notes are revised here for the English-speaking reader.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521261159 20160528
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13. Was ist Musik? [1985]

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208 p. ; 18 cm.
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v. ; 23 cm.
  • 1. T. Grundzüge einer Systematik
  • 2. T. Deutschland
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viii, 87 p. ; 24 cm.
Examines the possibility of a reconciliation between a value-free analysis and a subjective aesthetic judgement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781576471494 20160528
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x, 177 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Translator's preface-- Foreword-- 1. Is history on the decline?-- 2. The significance of art: historical or aesthetic?-- 3. What is a fact of music history?-- 4. Does music history have a 'subject'?-- 5. Historicism and tradition-- 6. Hermeneutics in history-- 7. The value-judgment: object or premise of history?-- 8. The 'relative autonomy' of music history-- 9. Thoughts on structural history-- 10. Problems in reception history-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521232814 20160528
This book is the first thoroughgoing study in any language of the philosophy of music history. Drawing on competing philosophies of history throughout the ages, from the Enlightenment to the French structuralists, from the German idealist tradition to Russian formalism, the late Carl Dahlhaus applies the thoughts of these various schools to the specialist requirements of music history and assesses their advantages and shortcomings. Special attention is given to an appraisal of whether Marxist critiques are still viable and where they stand in need of rethinking. For this English edition, the author provided an extensive annotated bibliography.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521232814 20160528
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271 p. : music ; 24 cm.
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165 p. ; 19 cm.
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19. Esthetics of music [1981]

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xii, 115 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Preface-- Translator's introduction-- 1. Historical starting-points-- 2. Music as text and work of art-- 3. Changing phases of the aesthetics of emotion-- 4. Emancipation of instrumental music-- 5. Judgements of art and of taste-- 6. Genius, enthusiasm, technique-- 7. Affection and idea-- 8. Dialectics of 'sounding inwardness'-- 9. The quarrel over formalism-- 10. Program music-- 11. Tradition and reform in opera-- 12. Estetics and history-- 13. Toward the phenomenology of music-- 14. Standards of criticism-- Bibliography-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521235082 20160528
This book is an introduction to the esthetics of music. Aesthetics, which were of prime importance in thinking about music in the nineteenth century, are today sometimes suspected of being idle speculation. Yet judgments about music and every sort of musical activity are based on aesthetic presuppositions. Carl Dahlhaus gives an account of developments in the aesthetics of music from the mid-eighteenth century onwards. He combines a historical and systematic approach. Central themes in music are grouped together to illustrate both the historical course of events and a systematic unity of the essential elements in the aesthetics of music. For this edition, the late Carl Dahlhaus provided an annotated bibliography. William Austin has added books for the English-speaking reader, and has also supplied notes to the text to help the student.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521235082 20160528
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129 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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