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Song loves the masses.

Author: Philip V Bohlman
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Distinguished ethnomusicologist Philip V. Bohlman compiles Johann Gottfried Herder's writings on music and nationalism, from his early volumes of Volkslieder through sacred song to the essays on aesthetics late in his life, shaping them as the book on music that Herder would have written had he gathered the many strands of his musical thought into a single publication. Framed by analytical chapters and extensive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip V Bohlman
ISBN: 9780520234949 0520234944
OCLC Number: 957546558
Description: 324 pages
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Note on the Text Note on Translation and Commentary Prologue: Again, Herder PART I. THE ONTOLOGY PROJECT 1. Folk Song at the Beginnings of National History: Essay on Alte Volkslieder (1774) Translation from Alte Volkslieder / Ancient Folk Songs 2. The Folk Song Project at the Confluence of Music and Nationalism: Essay on Volkslieder (1778/79) and Stimmen der Voelker in Liedern (1807) Translation from Volkslieder and Stimmen der Voelker in Liedern / Folk Songs and Voices of the People in Song Appendix A: Introduction to the Folk Song Texts Appendix B: Translation from the Folk Song Texts 3. Singing the Sacred Body: Essay on Lieder der Liebe (1778) Translation from Lieder der Liebe: Die altesten und schoensten aus Morgenlande / Songs of Love: The Oldest and Most Beautiful from the Orient PART II. THE HISTORY PROJECT 4. The Nation and Its Fragments: Essay on "Briefwechsel uber Ossian und die Lieder alter Voelker" (1773) Translation from "Briefwechsel uber Ossian und die Lieder alter Voelker" / "Correspondence about Ossian and the Songs of Ancient Peoples" 5. Songs of the Enlightenment Bard: Essay on "Homer und Ossian" (1794) Translation of "Homer und Ossian" / "Homer and Ossian" 6. Redemption through Sacred Song: Essay on Letter 46, Theologische Schriften (1780/81) Translation of Letter 46, Theologische Schriften / Theological Writings PART III. THE NATION PROJECT 7. The Shores of Modernity: Essay on "Wirkung der Dichtkunst auf die Sitten neuerer Zeiten" (1777) Translation from "Wirkung der Dichtkunst auf die Sitten neuerer Zeiten" / "The Influence of Poetry on the Customs of Modernity" 8. The Epic as Nation: Essay on Herder's Der Cid Translation from Der Cid / The Cid 9. Music Transcendent and Sublime: Herder's "Von Music" (1800) Translation of "Von Musik" / "On Music" Epilogue: Herder's Journey Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Philip V. Bohlman.

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Compiles Johann Gottfried Herder's writings on music and nationalism, from his early volumes of Volkslieder through sacred song to the essays on aesthetics late in his life. The author uses the mode  Read more...

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