Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction

University of California Press (2010)

The recorded musical text -- Recording, repetition, and meaning in absolute music -- Schnabel's rationalism, Gould's pragmatism -- Digital mythologies -- Beethoven and the iPod Nation -- Photo/phono/pornography -- Mahler as imagist.
Keywords Absolute music  Sound recordings Social aspects  Music Philosophy and aesthetics  Performance practice (Music History
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Reprint years 2012
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Call number ML3854.A84 2010
ISBN(s) 9780520264793   0520264797  
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