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Title Political and religious ideas in the works of Arnold Schoenberg / edited by Charlotte M. Cross and Russell A. Berman
Published New York : Garland Pub., 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 309 pages) : illustrations
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2190. Border crossings ; v. 5
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 2190
Garland reference library of the humanities. Border crossings ; v. 5.
Contents Abstract polyphonies : the music of Schoenberg's Nietzschean moment / William E. Benjamin -- Arnold Schoenberg as poet and librettist : dualism, epiphany and Die Jakobsleiter / David Schroeder -- Androgyny and the eternal feminine in Schoenberg's oratorio Die Jakobsleiter / Jennifer Shaw -- Von heute aut morgen : Schoenberg as social critic / Stephen Davison -- Schoenberg in shirtsleeves : the Male choruses, op. 35 / Robert Falck -- The prophet and the pitchman : dramatic structure and its musical elucidation in Moses und Aron, act I, scene 2 / Edward D. Latham -- Schoenberg's Moses und Aron : a vanishing Biblical nation / Bluma Goldstein -- Schoenberg rewrites his will : A survivor from Warsaw, op. 46 / David Isadore Lieberman -- Texts and contexts of A survivor from Warsaw, op. 46 / Camille crittenden -- Returning to a homeland : religion and political context in Schoenberg's Dreimal tausend Jahre / Naomi André -- Schoenberg's Modern psalm, op. 50c and the unattainable ending / Mark P. Risinger
Summary The original essays in this collection chronicle the transformation of Arnold Schoenberg's works from music as pure art to music as a vehicle of religious and political ideas, during the first half of the twentieth century. This interdisciplinary volume includes contributions from musicologists, music theorists, and scholars of German literature and of Jewish studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Political and social views.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 -- Religion.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951.
Schönberg, Arnold.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Berman, Russell A., 1950-
Cross, Charlotte Marie.
ISBN 1135653941