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Author Kita, Caroline A., author

Title Jewish difference and the arts in Vienna : composing compassion in music and biblical theater / Caroline A. Kita
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 188 pages)
Series German Jewish cultures
German Jewish cultures.
Contents A case for compassion: Siegfried Lipiner's Adam -- Voicing compassion: Gustav Mahler's second and third symphonies -- Polyphony as a poetics of compassion: Arnold Schoenberg's Die Jakobsleiter -- Dialogues of compassion: Richard Beer-Hofmann's Jaakobs Traum -- Compassion as communal song: Stefan Zweig's Jeremias
Summary Jewish Difference and the Arts in Vienna explores how Jewish writers and composers sought, through their engagement with musical forms and styles, to capture Jewish voices and their dynamic expression of compassion and otherness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 14, 2019)
Subject Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lipiner, Siegfried, 1856-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bible in music.
Jews in music.
Music -- Austria -- Vienna -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019002593
ISBN 025304054X (electronic book)
0253040566 (electronic book)
9780253040541 (electronic book)
9780253040565 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)