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Essays on Music

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Description for Essays on Music Paperback. Theodor W Adorno (1903-1969), one of the principal figures associated with the Frankfurt School, wrote extensively on culture, modernity, aesthetics, literature, and - more than any other subject - music. This title presents the full range of Adorno's music writing. Editor(s): Leppert, Richard. Translator(s): Gillespie, Susan H. Num Pages: 760 pages, 1 music example. BIC Classification: AV; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 155 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1070.
Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), one of the principal figures associated with the Frankfurt School, wrote extensively on culture, modernity, aesthetics, literature, and - more than any other subject - music. To this day, Adorno remains the single most influential contributor to the development of qualitative musical sociology which, together with his nuanced intertextual readings of musical works, gives him broad claim as a continuing force in the study of music. This long-awaited collection of twenty-seven essays represents the full range of Adorno's music writing. Nearly half of the essays appear in English for the first time; all of the essays ... Read more

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Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
760
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
Number of Pages
760
Place of Publication
Berkerley, United States
ISBN
9780520231597
SKU
V9780520231597
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About Adorno, Theodor W.
Richard Leppert is Samuel Russell Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. His previous books include Art and the Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions of Imagery (1996) and The Sight of Sound: Music, Representation, and the History of the Body (California, 1993).

Reviews for Essays on Music
A book of landmark importance. It is unprecedented in its design: a brilliantly selected group of essays on music coupled with lucid, deeply incisive, and in every way masterly analysis of Adorno's thinking about music. No one who studies Adorno and music will be able to dispense with it; and if they can afford only one book on Adorno and ... Read more

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