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The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays : And Other Anti-Utopian Essays

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The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays : And Other Anti-Utopian Essays
Title
The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays
Title remainder
And Other Anti-Utopian Essays
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gathers the author's writing on the arts and politics. This book contains essays that consider contemporary composition and performance, the role of critics and historians in the life of the arts, and the fraught terrain where ethics and aesthetics interact and at times conflict
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Taruskin, Richard
Dewey number
780.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML3785.T36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Musical criticism
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Musical criticism
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The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays : And Other Anti-Utopian Essays
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • PREFACE: AGAINST UTOPIA; 1. Et in Arcadia Ego; or, I Didn't Know I Was Such a Pessimist until I Wrote This Thing (a talk); From the New York Times, mostly; 2. Only Time Will Cover the Taint; 3. "Nationalism": Colonialism in Disguise?; 4. Why Do They All Hate Horowitz?; 5. Optimism amid the Rubble; 6. A Survivor from the Teutonic Train Wreck; 7. Does Nature Call the Tune?; 8. Two Stabs at the Universe; Away with the Ives Myth: The "Universe" Is Here at Last; Out of Hibernation: Ives's Mythical Beast; 9. In Search of the "Good" Hindemith Legacy
  • 10. Six Times Six: A Bach Suite Selection11. A Beethoven Season?; 12. Dispelling the Contagious Wagnerian Mist; 13. How Talented Composers Become Useless; 14. Making a Stand against Sterility; 15. A Sturdy Musical Bridge to the Twenty-first Century; 16. Calling All Pundits: No More Predictions!; 17. In The Rake's Progress, Love Conquers (Almost) All; 18. Markevitch as Icarus; 19. Let's Rescue Poor Schumann from His Rescuers; 20. Early Music: Truly Old-Fashioned at Last?; 21. Bartók and Stravinsky: Odd Couple Reunited?; 22. Wagner's Antichrist Crashes a Pagan Party
  • 23. A Surrealist Composer Comes to the Rescue of Modernism24. Corraling a Herd of Musical Mavericks; 25. Can We Give Poor Orff a Pass at Last?; 26. The Danger of Music and the Case for Control; 27. Ezra Pound: A Slim Sound Claim to Musical Immortality; 28. Underneath the Dissonance Beat a Brahmsian Heart; 29. Enter Boris Goudenow, Just 295 Years Late; For the New Republic, mostly; 30. The First Modernist; 31. The Dark Side of the Moon; 32. Of Kings and Divas; 33. The Golden Age of Kitsch; 34. No Ear for Music: The Scary Purity of John Cage; 35. Sacred Entertainments; 36. The Poietic Fallacy
  • 37. The Musical Mystique: Defending Classical Music against Its DevoteesFrom the scholarly press; 38. Revising Revision; 39. Back to Whom? Neoclassicism as Ideology; 40. She Do the Ring in Different Voices; 41. Stravinsky and Us; Envoi; 42. Setting Limits (a talk); INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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723943553
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (508 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282360815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszr5t
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)723943553
Label
The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays : And Other Anti-Utopian Essays
Publication
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
  • PREFACE: AGAINST UTOPIA; 1. Et in Arcadia Ego; or, I Didn't Know I Was Such a Pessimist until I Wrote This Thing (a talk); From the New York Times, mostly; 2. Only Time Will Cover the Taint; 3. "Nationalism": Colonialism in Disguise?; 4. Why Do They All Hate Horowitz?; 5. Optimism amid the Rubble; 6. A Survivor from the Teutonic Train Wreck; 7. Does Nature Call the Tune?; 8. Two Stabs at the Universe; Away with the Ives Myth: The "Universe" Is Here at Last; Out of Hibernation: Ives's Mythical Beast; 9. In Search of the "Good" Hindemith Legacy
  • 10. Six Times Six: A Bach Suite Selection11. A Beethoven Season?; 12. Dispelling the Contagious Wagnerian Mist; 13. How Talented Composers Become Useless; 14. Making a Stand against Sterility; 15. A Sturdy Musical Bridge to the Twenty-first Century; 16. Calling All Pundits: No More Predictions!; 17. In The Rake's Progress, Love Conquers (Almost) All; 18. Markevitch as Icarus; 19. Let's Rescue Poor Schumann from His Rescuers; 20. Early Music: Truly Old-Fashioned at Last?; 21. Bartók and Stravinsky: Odd Couple Reunited?; 22. Wagner's Antichrist Crashes a Pagan Party
  • 23. A Surrealist Composer Comes to the Rescue of Modernism24. Corraling a Herd of Musical Mavericks; 25. Can We Give Poor Orff a Pass at Last?; 26. The Danger of Music and the Case for Control; 27. Ezra Pound: A Slim Sound Claim to Musical Immortality; 28. Underneath the Dissonance Beat a Brahmsian Heart; 29. Enter Boris Goudenow, Just 295 Years Late; For the New Republic, mostly; 30. The First Modernist; 31. The Dark Side of the Moon; 32. Of Kings and Divas; 33. The Golden Age of Kitsch; 34. No Ear for Music: The Scary Purity of John Cage; 35. Sacred Entertainments; 36. The Poietic Fallacy
  • 37. The Musical Mystique: Defending Classical Music against Its DevoteesFrom the scholarly press; 38. Revising Revision; 39. Back to Whom? Neoclassicism as Ideology; 40. She Do the Ring in Different Voices; 41. Stravinsky and Us; Envoi; 42. Setting Limits (a talk); INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
723943553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (508 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282360815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttszr5t
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)723943553

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