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Beethoven & freedom

Author: Daniel K L Chua
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the last two hundred years, Beethoven's music has been synonymous with modernity's 'absolute' value-freedom. Author Daniel KL Chua explores how Beethoven's music engages with freedom's aspirations and dilemmas, challenging the current image of Beethoven, and suggesting an alterior freedom that can speak ethically to the twenty-first century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Chua, Daniel K.L., 1966-
Beethoven & freedom.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016031686
(OCoLC)953576419
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven; Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel K L Chua
ISBN: 9780199773077 0199773076 9780190657253 0190657251
OCLC Number: 953576516
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Beethoven & Freedom; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; introduction: Slow Introduction-​Lento; I. Overtura; II. Slow Thinking; III. Listening to Sirens; IV Jolted; V7. Dominant Expectations; movement i: Nothing-​Presto-​più forte; I. Drawing a Blank; II. The Fantasy of Freedom; III. Nothing and Everything; IV. In the Moment; V. Speeding in Reverse; VI. The Dialectic of Enlightenment; VII. Reflected Glory; movement ii: Something-​Adagio sostenuto-​sempre pianissimo; I. In Order of Appearance; II. The Myth of Orpheus; III. Echo Homo; IV. No Hope in Hell V. Child's PlayVI. The Devil's in the Small Print; VII. Echoes in Reverse; VIII. Redeeming Adorno; movement iii: Someone-​Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo; I. The Sin of Omission; II. The Human; III. The Eyes of Alterity; IV. The Body and Memory; V. The Form of the Other; VI. Incognito; VII. Facing Redemption; Bibliography; Index
Other Titles: Beethoven and freedom
Responsibility: Daniel K L Chua.

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