Idea of Absolute Music by Carl Dahlhaus
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Idea of Absolute Music
By Carl Dahlhaus

The Idea of Absolute Music

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Idea of Absolute Music by Carl Dahlhaus

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With a characteristically broad and provocative treatment, Dahlhaus examines a single music-aesthetical idea from various historical and philosophical viewpoints. "Essential reading for anyone interested in the larger intellectual framework in which Romantic music found its place, a framework that to a remarkable degree has continued to shape our image of music."--Robert P. Morgan, Yale University Carl Dahlhaus (1928-1989) is the author of a highly influential body of works on the foundations of music history and aesthetics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226134871
ISBN-10: 0226134873
Format: Paperback
(205mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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