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Music at the limits, Edward W. Said

Label
Music at the limits
Title
Music at the limits
Statement of responsibility
Edward W. Said
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Music at the Limits is the first book to bring together three decades of Edward W. Said's essays and articles on music. Addressing the work of a variety of composers, musicians, and performers, Said carefully draws out music's social, political, and cultural contexts and, as a classically trained pianist, provides rich and often surprising assessments of classical music and opera. Music at the Limits offers both a fresh perspective on canonical pieces and a celebration of neglected works by contemporary composers. Said faults the Metropolitan Opera in New York for being too conservative and l
Is part of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Said, Edward W
Dewey number
780.9
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3785
LC item number
.S34 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • reviews
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  • Musical criticism
  • Opera
  • Operas
  • Concerts
  • Music
  • MUSIC
  • Concerts
  • Music
  • Musical criticism
  • Opera
  • Operas
Label
Music at the limits, Edward W. Said
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The eighties. The music itself : Glenn Gould's contrapuntal vision ; Remembrance of things played : presence and memory in the pianist's art ; Pomp and circumstance (on musical festivals) ; On Richard Strauss ; Die Walküre, Aida, X ; Music and feminism ; Maestro for the masses (review of Understanding Toscanini) ; Middle age and performers ; The Vienna Philharmonic : the complete Beethoven symphonies and concertos ; The Barber of Seville, Don Giovanni ; Glenn Gould at the Metropolitan Museum ; Giulio Cesare ; Bluebeard's Castle, Erwartung ; Extreme occasions (on Celibidache) ; Peter Sellars's Mozart ; András Schiff at Carnegie Hall -- pt. II. The nineties. Richard Strauss ; Wagner and the Met's Ring ; Opera productions (Der Rosenkavalier, House of the dead, Doctor Faust) ; Style and stylessness (Elektra, Semiramide, Katya Kabanova) ; Alfred Brendel : words for music (review of Alfred Brendel's Music sounded out: essays, lectures, interviews, afterthoughts) ; Die tote Stadt, Fidelio, The death of Klinghoffer ; Uncertainties of style (The ghosts of Versailles, Die Soldaten) ; Musical retrospection ; The bard festival ; The importance of being unfaithful to Wagner ; Music as gesture (on Solti) ; Les troyens ; Child's play (review of Maynard Solomon's Mozart: a life) ; 32 short films about Glenn Gould ; Bach's genius, Schumann's eccentricity, Chopin's ruthlessness, Rosen's gift (review of Charles Rosen's The romantic generation) ; Why listen to Boulez? ; Hindemith and Mozart ; Review of Michael Tanner's Wagner ; In the chair (review of Peter Ostwald's Glenn Gould and the tragedy of genius) ; On Fidelio ; Music and spectacle (La cenerentola and The rake's progress) ; Review of Gottfried Wagner's He who does not howl with the wolf : The Wagner legacy: an autobiography ; Bach for the masses -- pt. III. 2000 and beyond. Daniel Barenboim (bonding across cultural boundaries) ; Glenn Gould, the virtuoso as intellectual ; Cosmic ambition (review of Christoph Wolff's Johann Sebastian Bach: the learned musician) ; Barenboim and the Wagner taboo ; Untimely meditations (review of Maynard Solomon's Late Beethoven)
Control code
808344590
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 325 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511551
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99951783801
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272j7n
  • 3f32458d-1f3a-487c-ae76-d507665d2dfd
Publisher number
EB00639527
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344590
Label
Music at the limits, Edward W. Said
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The eighties. The music itself : Glenn Gould's contrapuntal vision ; Remembrance of things played : presence and memory in the pianist's art ; Pomp and circumstance (on musical festivals) ; On Richard Strauss ; Die Walküre, Aida, X ; Music and feminism ; Maestro for the masses (review of Understanding Toscanini) ; Middle age and performers ; The Vienna Philharmonic : the complete Beethoven symphonies and concertos ; The Barber of Seville, Don Giovanni ; Glenn Gould at the Metropolitan Museum ; Giulio Cesare ; Bluebeard's Castle, Erwartung ; Extreme occasions (on Celibidache) ; Peter Sellars's Mozart ; András Schiff at Carnegie Hall -- pt. II. The nineties. Richard Strauss ; Wagner and the Met's Ring ; Opera productions (Der Rosenkavalier, House of the dead, Doctor Faust) ; Style and stylessness (Elektra, Semiramide, Katya Kabanova) ; Alfred Brendel : words for music (review of Alfred Brendel's Music sounded out: essays, lectures, interviews, afterthoughts) ; Die tote Stadt, Fidelio, The death of Klinghoffer ; Uncertainties of style (The ghosts of Versailles, Die Soldaten) ; Musical retrospection ; The bard festival ; The importance of being unfaithful to Wagner ; Music as gesture (on Solti) ; Les troyens ; Child's play (review of Maynard Solomon's Mozart: a life) ; 32 short films about Glenn Gould ; Bach's genius, Schumann's eccentricity, Chopin's ruthlessness, Rosen's gift (review of Charles Rosen's The romantic generation) ; Why listen to Boulez? ; Hindemith and Mozart ; Review of Michael Tanner's Wagner ; In the chair (review of Peter Ostwald's Glenn Gould and the tragedy of genius) ; On Fidelio ; Music and spectacle (La cenerentola and The rake's progress) ; Review of Gottfried Wagner's He who does not howl with the wolf : The Wagner legacy: an autobiography ; Bach for the masses -- pt. III. 2000 and beyond. Daniel Barenboim (bonding across cultural boundaries) ; Glenn Gould, the virtuoso as intellectual ; Cosmic ambition (review of Christoph Wolff's Johann Sebastian Bach: the learned musician) ; Barenboim and the Wagner taboo ; Untimely meditations (review of Maynard Solomon's Late Beethoven)
Control code
808344590
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 325 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511551
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99951783801
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt272j7n
  • 3f32458d-1f3a-487c-ae76-d507665d2dfd
Publisher number
EB00639527
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808344590

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