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When machines play Chopin : musical spirit and automation in nineteenth-century German literature

Author: Katherine Maree Hirt
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2010.
Series: Interdisciplinary German cultural studies, v. 8.
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WhenMachines Play Chopin brings together music aesthetics, performance practices, and the history of automated musical instruments in nineteenth-century German literature. Philosophers defined music as a direct expression of human emotion while soloists competed with one another to display machine-like technical perfection at their instruments. WhenMachines Play Chopin looks at this paradox between thinking about  Read more...
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Hirt, Katherine Maree.
When machines play Chopin.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2010
(DLC) 2010013654
(OCoLC)606053798
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Maree Hirt
ISBN: 9783110232400 3110232405 3110232391 9783110232394
OCLC Number: 658217917
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (170 pages).
Contents: Towards autonomy : imitation and expression at the turn of the nineteenth century --
E.T.A. Hoffmann's aesthetics of music and musical machines in "The Automata," "The Sandman" and music reviews --
Schopenhauer and Hanslick : toward a definition of instrumental music as an autonomous art --
Virtuosity and the experience of listening in Heinrich Heine's music criticism and "Florentine nights" --
Rilke's phonograph : the "talking machine" and imagined sound.
Series Title: Interdisciplinary German cultural studies, v. 8.
Responsibility: Katherine Hirt.
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