Spitzer, Michael


Music as philosophy : Adorno and Beethoven's late style / Michael Spitzer . - Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, 2006 . - 369 s. : musiknoter . - Musical meaning and interpretation . . - B25.138 dublett att returnera B25.224

1. Away with all rules? ; 2. Styles ; 3. Adorno's Beethoven ; 4. Late landscapes ; 5. Invisible cities ; 6. Ways of world making ; 7. Kunstvereinigung ; 8. Caesura of the Classical style ; 9. The persistence of critical theory ; Conclusion

Beethoven's late style is epitomized by his ninth symphony, the "Missa Solemnis", as well as five piano sonatas, five string quartets, a mass, and several smaller piano works. This book examines these late works in light of the musical and philosophical writings of Theodor Adorno

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Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827


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