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Author Johnson, Julian.

Title Mahler's voices : expression and irony in the songs and symphonies / Julian Johnson
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 361 pages) : music
Contents Mahler and the musical voice -- Calling forth a voice -- Constructing a voice -- Plural voices -- Genre and voice -- Ways of telling -- Vienna, modernism, and modernity -- Performing authenticity
Summary 1. Mahler and the Musical Voice. a. The Idea of Voice. b. Songs and Symphonies. c. Orchestral Voices. 2. Calling Forth a Voice. a. Calling Forth. b. Horn Calls, Birdsong and Bell. c. Calling Back. 3. Constructing a Voice. a. Artifice and Invention. b. Des Knaben Wunderhorn. c. The Middle Symphonies. 4. Plural Voices. a. Carnival Humor. b. Irony and Tone. c. Borrowed Voices. 5. Genre and Voice. a. Song. b. Opera. c. Symphony. 6. Ways of Telling. a. Literary Voices. b. Idyll, Dream and Fairytale. c. Narrative Strategies. 7. Vienna, Modernism and Modernity. a. Critical voices. b. Modernist voices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-347) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Songs.
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911. Symphonies.
SUBJECT Songs (Mahler, Gustav) fast
Symphonies (Mahler, Gustav) fast
Subject Songs -- History and criticism.
MUSIC -- Individual Composer & Musician.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199707089