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The Quest for Voice

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Softback. 1998. Oxford University Press. In very good condition. One or two slight marks on front cover. What is musical meaning? Where does it reside and how can it be known? Does it make a difference to its meaning if the music is composed with or without words, as a symphony or a song? Why is it claimed that music can express human feelings with an immediacy not possible in other languages or arts? What is contained in the claim that music is autonomous, or that it is prophetic and can articulate a 'politics for the future'? Concentrating on the music, politics, and philosophy of Richard Wagner, Lydia Goehr addresses these classic questions of German Romanticism.

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Author(s):
Lydia Goehr
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198166966
ISBN-13:
9780198166962
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Quest for Voice

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Softback. 1998. Oxford University Press. In very good condition. One or two slight marks on front cover. What is musical meaning? Where does it reside and how can it be known? Does it make a difference to its meaning if the music is composed with or without words, as a symphony or a song? Why is it claimed that music can express human feelings with an immediacy not possible in other languages or arts? What is contained in the claim that music is autonomous, or that it is prophetic and can articulate a 'politics for the future'? Concentrating on the music, politics, and philosophy of Richard Wagner, Lydia Goehr addresses these classic questions of German Romanticism.

Author(s):
Lydia Goehr
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198166966
ISBN-13:
9780198166962
Number of pages:
237
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
The Quest for Voice

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