The Idea of Absolute Music

University of Chicago Press (1989)
With a characteristically broad and provocative treatment, Dahlhaus examines a single music-aesthetical idea from various historical and philosophical viewpoints. "Essential reading for anyone interested in the larger intellectual framework in which Romantic music found its place, a framework that to a remarkable degree has continued to shape our image of music."--Robert P. Morgan, Yale University Carl Dahlhaus (1928-1989) is the author of a highly influential body of works on the foundations of music history and aesthetics.
Keywords Absolute music  Music Philosophy and aesthetics  Music History and criticism
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Call number ML3854.D3413 1989
ISBN(s) 0226134865   0226134873   9780226134871  
DOI 10.2307/431491
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