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Author Sulzer, Johann Georg, 1720-1779.

Title Aesthetics and the art of musical composition in the German Enlightenment : selected writings of Johann Georg Sulzer and Heinrich Christoph Koch / edited by Nancy Kovaleff Baker [2nd work] and Thomas Christensen [1st work].

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.


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 UniM Store QA  23212    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Allgemeine Theorie der schönen Künste. Selections. English
Physical description xii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in music theory and analysis ; [7]
Cambridge studies in music theory and analysis ; 7.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Ian Bent -- Pt. I. Johann Georg Sulzer -- General Theory of the Fine Arts (1771-74): Selected Articles -- Introduction / Thomas Christensen. I. Aesthetic foundations. II. The creative process. III. Musical issues -- Pt. II. Heinrich Christoph Koch -- Introduction Essay on Composition, Vol, II (1787) -- Introduction / Nancy Kovaleff Baker. 1. The aim and the inner nature of compositions and, above all, the way in which they arise.
Summary A collaborative study of the writings of Sulzer and Koch and their philosophical and musical thought.
Other author Baker, Nancy Kovaleff, 1948-
Christensen, Thomas Street.
Koch, Heinrich Christoph, 1749-1816. Versuch einer Anleitung zur Composition. 2. Theil. English.
Subject Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics -- Early works to 1800.
Composition (Music) -- Early works to 1800.
Enlightenment -- Germany.
ISBN 0521360358 (hardback)