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Author Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969.

Title Essays on music / Theodor W. Adorno ; selected, with introduction, commentary, and notes by Richard Leppert ; new translations by Susan H. Gillespie.

Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2002.


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Physical description xvii, 743 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 681-708) and index.
Contents 1. Locating music: Society, modernity, and the new: Commentary / by Richard Leppert. Music, language, and composition. 1956. Why is the new art so hard to understand? 1931. On the contemporary relationship of philosophy and music. 1953. On the problem of musical analysis. The Aging of the new music. 1955.gThe Dialectical composer. 1934 -- 2. Culture, technology, and listening: commentary / by Richard Leppert. The Radio Symphony. 1941. The Curves of the neddle. 1927/1965. The Form of the phonograph record. Opera and the long-playing record. 1969. On the fetish-character in music and the regression of listening. 1938. Little heresy. 1965.
3. Music and mass culture: Commentary / by Richard Leppert. What national socialism has done to the arts. 1945. On the social situation of music. 1932. On popular music / [with the assistance of George Simpson]. 1941. On jazz. 1936. Farewell to jazz. 1933. Kitsch. c. 1932. Music in the background. c. 1934 -- 4. Composition, composers, and works: Commentary / by Richard Leppert. Late style in Beethoven. 1937. Alienated masterpiece: The Missa Solemnis. 1959. Wagner's relevance for today. 1963. Mahler today. 1930. Marginalia on Mahler. 1936. The Opera Wozzeck. 1929. Toward an understanding of Schoenberg. 1955/1967. Difficulties. 1964, 1966. Bibliography. Source and Copyright. Acknowledgments.Index.
Other author Leppert, Richard D.
Gillespie, Susan H. Translator.
Subject Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
ISBN 0520226720 (alk. paper)
0520231597 (pbk. alk. paper)