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Essays on music / Theodor W. Adorno ; selected, with introduction, commentary, and notes by Richard Leppert ; new translations by Susan H. Gillespie.

Author: Theodor W Adorno; Richard D Leppert; Susan H Gillespie
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2002.
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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  Read more...
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Named Person: Theodor W Adorno; Theodor W Adorno; Theodor W Adorno; Theodor W Adorno
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor W Adorno; Richard D Leppert; Susan H Gillespie
ISBN: 0520226720 9780520226722 0520231597 9780520231597
OCLC Number: 47790334
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xvii, 743 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Locating music, society, modernity, and the new. Commentary / (by Richard Leppert) ; Music, language, and composition (1956) ; Why is the new art so hard to understand? (1931) ; On the contemporary relationship of philosophy and music (1953) ; On the problem of musical analysis (1969) ; The aging of the new music (1955) ; The dialectical composer (1934) --
Culture, technology, and listening. Commentary / (by Richard Leppert) ; The radio symphony (1941) ; The curves of the needle (1927/1965) ; The form of the phonograph record (1934) ; Opera and the long-playing record (1969) ; On the fetish-character in music and the regression of listening (1938) ; Little heresy (1965) --
Music and mass culture. Commentary / (by Richard Leppert) ; What national socialism has done to the arts (1945) ; On the social situation of music (1932) ; On popular music [with the assistance of George Simpson] (1941) ; On jazz (1936) ; Farewell to jazz (1933) ; Kitsch (c. 1932) ; Music in the background (c. 1934) --
Composition, composers, and works. Commentary / (by Richard Leppert) ; Late style in Beethoven (1937) ; Alienated masterpiece: The missa solemnis (1959) ; Wagner's relevance for today (1963) ; Mahler today (1930) ; Marginalia on Mahler (1936) ; The opera Wozzeck (1929) ; Toward and understanding of Schoenberg (1955/1967) ; Difficulties (1964, 1966).
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