Apparitions : Essays on Adorno and Twentieth-Century Music

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Apparitions takes a new look at the critical legacy of one of the 20th century's most important and influential thinkers about music, Theodor W. Adorno. Bringing together an international group of scholars, the book offers new historical and critical insights into Adorno's theories of music and how these theories, in turn, have affected the study of contemporary art music, popular music, and more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 15.24mm | 322.05g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 3 black & white illustrations, 1 black & white tables
  • 1138870374
  • 9781138870376
  • 1,505,527

About Berthold Hoeckner

Berthold Hoeckner is Associate Professor of Music and the Humanities at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Programming the Absolute: Nineteenth-Century German Music and the Hermeneutics of the more

Table of contents

Introduction by Berthold Hoeckner Chapter 1 "Drifting: The Dialectics of Adorno's Philosophy of New Music" Daniel Chua Chapter 2 "Labor and Metaphysics in Hindemith's and Adorno's Prescriptions on Counterpoint" Keith Chapin Chapter 3 "Frankfurt School Blues: Rethinking Adorno's Critique of Jazz" James Buhler Chapter 4 "'Die Zerstörung der Symphonie': Adorno and the Theory of Radio" Larson Powell Chapter 5 "Music, Corporate Power, and the Age of the Unending War" Martin Scherzinger Chapter 6 "Dire cela, sans savoir quoi. The question of meaning in Adorno and in the Musical Avantgarde" Gianmario Borio Chapter 7 "'The Elliptical Geometry of Utopia': New Music since Adorno" Julian Johnson Chapter 8 "Wolfgang Rihm and the Adorno Legacy" Alastair Williams Notes Indexshow more