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Brahms in the priesthood of art : gender and art religion in the nineteenth-century German musical imagination / Laurie McManus

Catalog Data

Author:
McManus, Laurie  Search this
Subject:
Brahms, Johannes 1833-1897 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Brahms, Johannes 1833-1897 Appreciation History  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (263 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Date:
2021
18th century
Notes:
Elecresource
Contents:
Imperatives of Purity and Sensuality -- A Post-Romantic Priest of Music -- Priestesses of Art -- The Temptation of Opera -- Ambiguities of the Priesthood -- Prostitutes, Trauma, and Biographical Hermeneutics of the Fin-de-Siècle -- Epilogue. Musical Priesthood, Canon Formation, and the Regulation of Performance
Summary:
"Brahms in the Priesthood of Art: Gender and Art Religion in the Nineteenth-Century German Musical Imagination explores the intersection of gender, art religion (Kunstreligion) and other aesthetic currents in Brahms reception of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, it focuses on the theme of the self-sacrificing musician devoted to his art, or "priest of music," with its quasi-mystical and German Romantic implications of purity seemingly at odds with the lived reality of Brahms's bourgeois existence"-- Provided by publisher.
Topic:
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Music--Religious aspects--History  Search this
Art appreciation  Search this
Music  Search this
Music--Religious aspects  Search this
Call number:
ML410.B8 M36 2021 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1148715