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The Schenker project : culture, race, and music theory in fin-de-siècle Vienna / Nicholas Cook

Catalog Data

Author:
Cook, Nicholas 1950-  Search this
Subject:
Schenker, Heinrich 1868-1935 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xi, 355 pages) : illustrations, music
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
Austria
Vienna
Wenen (stad)
Date:
2007
Notes:
Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Elecresource
Contents:
Foundations of the Schenker project -- Schenker and the philosophers -- Formalists against formalism -- Rehabilitating musical logic -- The reluctant modernist -- Curlicues and catastrophe -- Ornamentation and critique in fin-de-siècle Vienna -- Modernists against modernism -- Reinventing the classics -- The conservative tradition -- Schenker's politics -- The logic of nostalgia -- The anachronistic city -- The politics of assimilation -- Schenker's project and Jewish tradition -- The logic of alterity -- Schenker and others -- Beyond assimilation -- Schenker's Rosenhaus -- The posthumous Schenker -- Conclusion : music theory as social practice -- Appendix : Heinrich Schenker, 'The spirit of musical technique' (Der Geist der musikalischen Technik) / translated by William Pastille
Summary:
Cook interprets the music theory of Heinrich Schenker as part of a project encompassing social and political critique. It sets his work into the contexts of Viennese modernism, German cultural conservatism, and Schenker's position as a Jewish immigrant to the city where modern anti-semitism first developed.
Topic:
Music theory--Social aspects  Search this
Music theory--Political aspects  Search this
MUSIC--Individual Composer & Musician  Search this
Muziektheorie  Search this
Sociale aspecten  Search this
Call number:
ML423.S33 C66 2007 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1148086