Absolute music the history of an idea

Bibliographic Details
Erscheint auch als: Absolute music, New York [u.a.] : Oxford University Press, 2014, XIII, 375 Seiten, 9780199343638
Authors and Corporations: Bonds, Mark Evan (Author)
Title: Absolute music the history of an idea Mark Evan Bonds.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2014
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISSN/ISBN: 9780199373437
Summary:What we think music is shapes how we hear it. This book traces the history of the idea of pure - 'absolute' - music from Pythagoras to the present, with special emphasis on efforts to reconcile the irreducible essence of the art with its profound effects on the human spirit. The core of this study focuses on the period 1850-1935, beginning with the collision between Richard Wagner and the Viennese critic Eduard Hanslick.
Type of Resource:E-Book
Source:Verbunddaten SWB
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index. - Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on May 20, 2014)
Language: English