The Total Work of Art: Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Context
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Diverse: The Total Work of Art: Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Context

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  • Volume: 52
  • Composer: Diverse
  • Languages: English
  • Edition type: book
  • Edition Info: with contributions by K. Aringer, J. Barham, J. Deaville, A. Droschel, E. Kappel, O. Korte, H. Krones, S. McClatchie, K. Painter, P. Revers, Z. Roman, C. Wildhagen, J. Williamson, J. Wright
  • Series: Studien zur Wertungsforschung
  • Medium: book
  • UE26852
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7075-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08408-9
  • 14 x 20 cm
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For admirers of Gustav Mahler's masterpiece 8th Symphony, editor Elisabeth Kappel and the Studien zur Wertungsforschung present a compilation of essays, which discuss the great work in various contexts and approaches. Delve deep into the collective consciousness, as it reacts to Mahler's finest work. Paperback edition, 240 pages, 5½" x 8".

Contents - The Total Work of Art: Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Context

  • Kappel, Elisabeth: Preface
  • Roman, Zoltan: The 'Creative Spirit', Faust, and Mahler's Eight Symphony: From Medieval to Modern in 80 Minutes
  • Wildhagen, Christian: "It Must Have Something Cosmic about It": The Intellectual and Spiritual Universe of Mahler's Eight Symphony
  • Dorschel, Andreas: Individualism for the Masses: Aesthetic Paradox in Mahler's Symphonic Thought
  • Barham, Jeremy: 'A Time of Gifts': Mahler's Eight, Fassbinder's Cinema, and Musical Politics
  • Painter, Karen: From Zionism to Assimilation: Theodor Herzl, Gustav Mahler, and the Aesthetics of Redemption
  • Krones, Hartmut: Two Languages – One Symphony: Mahler's Eight
  • Kappel, Elisabeth: "A Single Tremendously Long and Wide Thought": The Orchestral Introduction to Part 2 of Mahler's Eight Symphony
  • Aringer, Klaus: Technique and Aesthetics of Mahler's Large Orchestra
  • Deaville, James: Goethes's Faust in the Austro-German Musical Imagination of the 19th Century
  • McClatchie, Stephen: The Wagnerian Roots of Mahler's Eighth Symphony
  • Williamson, John: Mahler, Pfitzner and the Relationship between Symphony and Cantata
  • Wright, James: "Building a New World": Gustav Mahler and Arnold Schönberg (ca. 1905–1911)
  • Korte, Oliver: Macrocosm – Microcosm: About the Influence of Gustav Mahler's Eighth Symphony on the Work of Anton Webern
  • Revers, Peter: "A Work of Art of Higher Artistic Order": The Eighth as Mahler's 'Gesamtkunstwerk'
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