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Title The Heroic in Music / edited by Beate Kutschke and Katherine Butler
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell & Brewer, 2022
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Description 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents The Heroic in Music -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I. The Configuration of Heroic Music as a Tool for Shaping Moral and Political Identity -- Holy Heroes -- The Heroic in Music and the Musicality of the Hero in Late Sixteenth-Century England -- Virtù eroica: Heroic Music, Social Norms, and Musical Reflections -- Handel's Heroes -- Part II. Music, its Ethics and Politics -- Beyond 'Beethoven Hero' -- Design Principles for the Musical Heroic -- Tonal Relationships and Spiritual Heroism in Beethoven's Late Style
Music, Content, and Context: The Case of Nineteenth-Century Hungarian Music -- The Austro-German Heroic in the Music- Hermeneutical Era -- Part III. Heroic Music and its Moralities in Dictatorships and Post-Heroic Democracies -- Heroicizing Handel in the Third Reich -- Soviet War Symphonies and the Heroic Russian Epic -- 'Someone to Save the Day': Popular Music, Springsteen, and the Circle of Hero Production -- Émilie du Châtelet, Kaija Saariaho, and Heroes of the Twenty-First Century -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Reconstructs the socio-political history of the heroic in music through case studies spanning the middle ages to the twenty-first century
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Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 04, 2022)
Subject Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Kutschke, Beate, editor
Butler, Katherine, editor
Hankeln, Roman
Over, Berthold
Lee, Jonathan Rhodes
Zbikowski, Lawrence
Sánchez-Kisielewska, Olga
Pethö-Vernet, Csilla
Riepe, Juliane
Seinen, Nathan
ISBN 180010507X