Critical musicology and the responsibility of response : selected essays / Lawrence Kramer.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kramer, Lawrence, 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2006.
Series:Ashgate contemporary thinkers on critical musicology
Table of Contents:
  • Tropes and windows : an outline of musical hermeneutics
  • Decadence and desire : the Wilhelm Meister songs of Wolf and Schubert
  • Dangerous liaisons : the literary text in musical criticism
  • Music criticism and the postmodernist turn : in contrary motion with Gary Tomlinson
  • Charging the canons
  • The strange case of Beethoven's Coriolan : romantic aesthetics, modern subjectivity, and the cult of Shakespeare
  • The harem threshold : Turkish music and Greek love in Beethoven's Ode to joy
  • Primitive encounters : Beethoven's Tempest sonata, musical meaning, and enlightenment anthropology
  • Tolstoy's Beethoven, Beethoven's Tolstoy : the Kreutzer sonata
  • Like falling leaves : the erotics of mourning in four Drum-taps settings
  • Chopin at the funeral : episodes in the history of modern death
  • Recognizing Schubert : musical subjectivity, cultural change, and Jane Campion's The portrait of a lady
  • Haydn's chaos, Schenker's order; or, musical meaning and musical analysis : can they mix?
  • Speaking melody, melodic speech
  • Longindyingcall : of music, modernity, and the sirens
  • Au-delà d'une musique informelle : nostalgia, obsolescence, and the avant-garde.