musical heritage, its history, its cultural background, and the various branches aesthetics; in his preface to the English edition Dahlhaus explicitly denies a. Music as text and work of art 9; 3. Changing phases of the esthetics of emotion 16 ; 4. Emancipation of instrumental music 24; 5. Judgments of art and of taste Title. Esthetics of music /‚Äč Carl Dahlhaus ; translated by William W. Austin. Uniform Title. Musik√§sthetik. English; Musik asthetik. English. Author. Dahlhaus, Carl.

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He was very interested in the work of Richard Wagner and his ideas about musical drama as a ‘total artwork’ and how a new language on society and politics was being formed through the work of so-called ‘modernist’ composers; that art was no longer just ‘art for art’s sake’. Australian National University Library.

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Flinders University Central Library. Reidotoxo rated it liked it Dec 20, Lacritica rated it really liked it Nov 25, D29 Book English Show 0 more libraries Jun 25, Jack rated it really liked it. Carla Souza rated it really liked it Jan 14, Dahlhaus’s weaves together some very tight arguments, although rarely states forthrightly his own aesthetic views. William Austin’s translation is generally readable, although as with many translations from German to English, the call to break sentences down into multiple pieces still applies now and again.


Program music 57 Physical Description xii, pages ; 23 cm. Barszcz rated it really liked it Jun 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He combines a historical and systematic approach. Alessandro rated it liked it Jul 10, State Library of Western Australia. For this edition, the late Carl Dahlhaus provided an annotated bibliography.

Dahlhaus was born in Hanover. The chapters are surprisingly short, but he ably pits himself aesthetocs some big names: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.