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Music and the Origins of Language: Theories from the French Enlightenment

Music and the Origins of Language

Theories from the French Enlightenment

Cambridge University Press (1995)
AU$52.80

This study analyses reflections on music and considers ways in which it facilitates links between...

Wagner's Musical Prose: Texts and Contexts
Cambridge University Press (1995)
AU$63.80

This book provides critical perspectives on Wagner's prose on musical subjects set in historical and...

Absolute Music and the Construction of Meaning
Cambridge University Press (1999)
AU$70.40

This book examines the intellectual history of instrumental music and its power to construct...

The Characteristic Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Beethoven
Cambridge University Press (2002)
AU$45.10

Study of 'characteristic' symphonies, discussing works by Beethoven, Haydn and Dittersdorf.

Hugo Riemann and the Birth of Modern Musical Thought
Cambridge University Press (2003)
AU$36.30

Demonstrates how Riemann's theories advanced an understanding of the tonal tradition as both natural...

The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music': Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music'

Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner

Cambridge University Press (2007)
AU$42.90

A study tracing the origins and implications of the categories 'folk music' and 'art music'.

Metaphors of Depth in German Musical Thought: From E. T. A. Hoffmann to Arnold Schoenberg

Metaphors of Depth in German Musical Thought

From E. T. A. Hoffmann to Arnold Schoenberg

Cambridge University Press (2011)
AU$40.70

Watkins presents a cultural history of metaphors of musical depth in nineteenth- and early...

The Ballets Russes and Beyond: Music and Dance in Belle-Époque Paris

The Ballets Russes and Beyond

Music and Dance in Belle-Époque Paris

Cambridge University Press (2012)
AU$34.10

A fresh perspective on the Ballets Russes, focusing on relations between music, dance and the...

Stefan Wolpe and the Avant-Garde Diaspora
Cambridge University Press (2012)
AU$42.90

Cohen traces a history of modernism in migration through the composer Stefan Wolpe, from the Bauhaus...

Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz
Cambridge University Press (2017)
AU$138.60

An exploration of fantastic soundworlds in nineteenth-century France, providing a fresh aesthetic...