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

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

Various: The Total Work of Art: Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Context  | UE26852

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...

Volume:
52
Edition type:
book
Composer:
miscellaneous
Series:
Studien zur Wertungsforschung
Languages:
English
  • UE26852
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7075-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08408-9
  • 14 × 20 cm
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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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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".

Additional information

Volume:
52
Edition type:
book
Composer:
miscellaneous
Series:
Studien zur Wertungsforschung
Languages:
English

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