Schubert in the European Imagination, Volumen 2

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University Rochester Press, 2006 - 315 páginas
Schubert in the European Imagination: Fin-de-Sicle Vienna examines the composer's historical and cultural reception by Viennese modernists. By 1900, issues of gender had crossed with those of nationalism, especially in the city that came to consider Schubert as its favorite musical son. As Messing here explains and explores in rich detail, composers, writers, and visual artists manipulated the conventions of the composer and gender in ways that critiqued the very culture that had created this image.
In order to expose the hypocrisy of social relationships, painter Gustav Klimt and writers Arthur Schnitzler, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and Peter Altenberg exploited the collision between innocence and sexuality, and Schubert was a readily familiar sign for the former.
The composer Arnold Schoenberg substituted his own formulation of Schubert in place of the older, popular conceptions of the composer, adding him to an illustrious list of figures whose significance he sought to redesign.

Scott Messing is Charles A. Dana Professor of Music at Alma College, and author of Neoclassicism in Music (University of Rochester Press, 1996).
 

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Índice

Schubert Modernism and the FindeSiècle Science of Sexuality
118
Peter Altenbergs Schubert
146
Arnold Schoenbergs Schubert
170
Music Examples
179
Conclusion
197
List of Journals and Newspapers Cited
271
Index
301
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Scott Messing is Charles A. Dana Professor of Music at Alma College.

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