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The Resource Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics

Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics

Label
Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics
Title
Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this groundbreaking, historically-informed semiotic study of late eighteenth-century music, Stephen Rumph focuses on Mozart to explore musical meaning within the context of Enlightenment sign and language theory. Illuminating his discussion with French, British, German, and Italian writings on signs and language, Rumph analyzes movements from Mozart's symphonies, concertos, operas, and church music. He argues that Mozartian semiosis is best understood within the empiricist tradition of Condillac, Vico, Herder, or Adam Smith, which emphasized the constitutive role of signs within human cogni
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rumph, Stephen
Dewey number
780.92
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.M9 R86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Music
  • Music
  • Enlightenment
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MUSIC
  • Enlightenment
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musik
  • Aufklärung
  • Semiotik
Label
Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epiograph; Contents; List of Music Examples; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From Rhetoric to Semiotics; 2. The Sense of Touch in Don Giovanni; 3. Topics in Context; 4. Mozart and Marxism; 5. A Dubious Credo; 6. Archaic Endings; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
774278962
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520950115
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613520531
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352053
  • 22573/cttt1d3w
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774278962
Label
Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Mozart and Enlightenment Semiotics; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Epiograph; Contents; List of Music Examples; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From Rhetoric to Semiotics; 2. The Sense of Touch in Don Giovanni; 3. Topics in Context; 4. Mozart and Marxism; 5. A Dubious Credo; 6. Archaic Endings; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
774278962
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520950115
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613520531
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352053
  • 22573/cttt1d3w
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774278962

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