Zon, Bennett/Samson, Jim: Nineteenth-Century Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754602057

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Subtitle: Selected Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Editors' preface; Philosophy of music: Musical meaning?, Andrew Bowie; Wagner: The trial of Richard Wagner, Roger Scruton; Music as natural language in the moral order of Wagner’s Ring: Siegfried, act 2, scene 3, Thomas S. Grey; Wagner and Mendelssohn, John Deathridge; Liszt: TrisZtan; or, the case of Liszt's 'Ich möchte hingehn', Alexander Rehding; The controversy surrounding Liszt's conception of programme music, James Deaville; Death transfigured: the origins and evolution of Franz Liszt's Totentanz, Anna Harwell Celenza; Common narrative structures in music and literature: a semio-stylistic investigation in the arts of the 19th century (Liszt and Goethe), Márta Grabócz; Changing aspects of the sacred and secular: Liszt's Legend of St Elisabeth in the Repertory of the K.K.Hof-Operntheater in Vienna, Cornelia Szabó-Knotik; Mediating Music: Creating, collecting and publishing in 19th-century France: World Fair - World Music: musical politics in 1889 Paris, Annegret Fauser; Regionalism, Latinité and the French musical tradition: Déodat de Séverac's Héliogabale, Andrea Musk; Hérodiade: Church, state and the feminist movement, Clair Rowden; Music and Nation: Music copyright and the Prussian Copyright Act of 1837, Friedemann Kawohl; German nationalism and the reception of the Czech String Quartet in Vienna, Elizabeth Way Sullivan; Creation/Evolution: metaphoric syntheses in 19th- and early 20th-century music historiography in Britain, Bennett Zon; Women and Music: Art music and activist discourse: the case of the African-American musician Amelia Tilghman, Juanita Karpf; Josephine Lang and the Schumanns, Harald Krebs; Index.