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

  • Composer: Various
  • Editor: Elisabeth Kappel
  • Table of contents:
    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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Diverse: The Total Work of Art: Mahler's Eighth Symphony in Context  | UE26852

  • Edition type: book
  • Series: Studien zur Wertungsforschung
  • Volume: 52
  • Languages: English
  • 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
  • Format: 14.3 × 20.3 cm
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7075-3
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08408-9
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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

  • 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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