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The muse as Eros : music, erotic fantasy and male creativity in the Romantic and modern imagination

Author: Stephen C Downes
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the cultural expressions of the relationship between the male artist with a muse, this book offers different perspectives on musical representations and transformations of creative  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Downes
ISBN: 0754635708 9780754635703
OCLC Number: 62344148
Description: 300 pages
Contents: Introduction. The muse as eros and masculine creative anxiety ; Locating musical evocations of the erotic muse ; Eroticism, imagination, and fantasy ; Erotic fantasy in Liszt, Wagner, and Scriabin : an interpretive exemplar --
The muse as immaculate beloved : Stendhal's 'crystallization' process and listening to Rossini and Beethoven --
Schumann, Chopin, the fan of eros, and the beloved's kiss --
The muse as temptress and redemptress : Sibelius's early symphonic narratives --
Mahler's fifth and sixth symphonies : idyllic fantasies, the sublime, formal mastery, and processes of mourning and reparation --
'She dies' : trauma and erotic elegy in Bartók's pre-First World War music --
Names, chords, and the 'pale princess' in Debussy's musical language of love --
Poulenc's erotics of humour, melancholy, abjection, and redemption --
Names, chords and Lulu's portrait as muse --
Fetishistic 'inventions on a chord' : Szymanowski, Schumann, Brahms, Wagner, Weill, and Poulenc.
Responsibility: Stephen Downes.

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