WorldCat Identities

Graf, Max 1873-1958

Overview
Works: 32 works in 228 publications in 4 languages and 4,213 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: ML3915, 780.904
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Most widely held works about Max Graf
 
Most widely held works by Max Graf
Composer and critic; two hundred years of musical criticism by Max Graf( Book )

33 editions published between 1946 and 1981 in English and German and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern music : composers and music of our time by Max Graf( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 1978 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Beethoven to Shostakovich; the psychology of the composing process by Max Graf( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend of a musical city by Max Graf( Book )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend of a Musical City - The Story of Vienna by Max Graf is a story of Vienna - the musical center of the world. The author has enjoyed the intimate friendship of the musical stars of the last fifty years in which this book was written. Musical stars such as Bruckner, Brahms, and Richard Strauss. He gives a delightful as well as highly educational story of the development of Austrian music. Max Graf, a composer and music critic, the father of "Little Hans," was born October 1, 1873, in Vienna, where he died on June 24, 1958. The son of Joseph Graf, a Jewish writer and editor, he was educated in Vienna and Prague. After 1891 he studied at the law school of the University of Vienna but devoted most of his time to music and it was his intention to become a composer, according to Louis Rose (1986). He finished his legal studies in 1896 but devoted much of his time to music composition and criticism, and regularly took part in meetings of the literary group Jung-Wien. From 1902 to 1938 he taught the history of music and musical aesthetics at the Vienna Academy of Music, where he was appointed professor in 1909. Graf met Sigmund Freud in 1900 and his wife, Olga Graf (born Olga Hoenig), from whom he separated a few years later, was probably a patient of Freud's. Within the psychoanalytic movement he is known for being the father of "Little Hans," Herbert Graf, who was born in 1903. It was Max who supplied Freud with the material for his paper "The Analysis of a Phobia in a Five-Year Old Boy" (1909b). At the end of 1904, he took part in sessions of the Wednesday Psychoanalytic Society and, in December 1907, wrote an essay entitled "Methodik der Dichterpsychologie" (Methodology of the Psychology of the Poet). In early 1906 Freud wrote a short text on a somewhat unexpected topic, "Psycopathische Personen auf der BUhne" (Psychopathic Characters on the Stage). The text was never published in German, but Graf, to whom Freud had given the manuscript, kept it and had an English translation published (1942a [1905-1906]). Graf emigrated to the United States in 1938 and taught until 1947 at the New School for Social Research in New York, where, in 1940, he created the first seminars in music criticism. He was a guest professor at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh and at Temple University in Philadelphia. In 1947 he returned to Austria and taught music criticism at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and elsewhere. In 1953 his autobiography, Jede Stunde war erfUllt: Ein halbes Jahrhundert Musik- und Theaterleben (Every Minute Filled: A Half-Century in Music and Theater), was published in Vienna, where he died in 1958
Die innere Werkstatt des Musikers by Max Graf( Book )

10 editions published between 1910 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La création musicale vue à travers le prisme de la psychanalyse. A partir de ses échanges avec Freud, Max Graf, critique et musicologue viennois, élabore à nouveau les conceptions classiques et romantiques de l'inspiration. Il déchiffre les partitions de Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Schubert... en suivant les récits de leurs biographes afin d'analyser l'acte de création, entre inspiration et travail
Die Wiener Oper by Max Graf( Book )

11 editions published in 1955 in German and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Musik im Zeitalter der Renaissance by Max Graf( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1920 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geschichte und Geist der modernen Musik by Max Graf( Book )

8 editions published in 1953 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wagner im "Fliegenden Holländer" : ein Beitrag zur Psychologie künstlerischen Schaffens by Max Graf( Book )

11 editions published between 1911 and 1970 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die russische musik by Alfred Bruneau( Book )

7 editions published between 1904 and 1905 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wagner-Probleme, und andere Studien by Max Graf( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 1910 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Zurechnungsfähigkeit im italienischen und schweizerischen Strafgesetz. Diss. Jur. Bern by Max Graf( Book )

9 editions published in 1939 in German and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutsche Musik in neunzehnten Jahrhundert by Max Graf( Book )

10 editions published in 1898 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jede Stunde war erfüllt; ein halbes Jahrhundert Musik- und Theaterleben by Max Graf( Book )

5 editions published in 1957 in German and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cas Nietzsche-Wagner by Max Graf( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etude sur le tournant des relations entre Nietzsche et Wagner, publiée en 1900. Musicologue, Graf fut aussi le collaborateur de Freud. Son analyse psychologique montre les personnages wagnériens marqués par le nihilisme de Schopenhauer dont Nietzsche refuse, après Bayreuth, les conséquences artistiques et politiques
La musique française: Rapport sur la musique en France du XIIIe au XXe siècle; La musique à Paris en 1900, au théâtre, au concert, à l'Exposition by Alfred Bruneau( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 1905 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris als Musikstadt by Romain Rolland( Book )

6 editions published in 1905 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer and critic : 200 years of musical critism by Max Graf( Book )

4 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vier Gespräche über die deutsche Musik by Max Graf( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Max Graf austerriksk skribent

Max Graf Oostenrijks schrijver

Max Graf sterreichischer Musikhistoriker und -kritiker

Max Graf sterrikisk frfattare

Max Graf sterriksk skribent

Max Graf strigsk skribent

Max Graf scrittore, insegnante e critico musicale austriaco

Languages
German (113)

English (90)

French (6)

Spanish (3)