New PDF release: E.T.A. Hoffmann's Musical Aesthetics

New PDF release: E.T.A. Hoffmann's Musical Aesthetics

By Abigail Chantler

ISBN-10: 0754607062

ISBN-13: 9780754607069

ISBN-10: 1138253057

ISBN-13: 9781138253056

when E.T.A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) is most generally often called the writer of wonderful stories, he was once additionally prolific as a song critic, efficient as a composer, and lively as a conductor. This ebook examines Hoffmann's aesthetic inspiration in the broader context of the heritage of principles of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, and explores the connection among his musical aesthetics and compositional perform. the 1st 3 chapters give some thought to his principles approximately creativity and aesthetic appreciation on the subject of the concept of alternative German romantic theorists, discussing the vital tenets of his musical aesthetic - the belief of a 'religion of art', of the composer as a 'genius', and the listener as a 'passive genius'. particularly the connection among the multifaceted considered Hoffmann and Friedrich Schleiermacher is explored, supplying a few perception into the best way different highbrow traditions converged in early-nineteenth-century Germany. within the moment 1/2 the e-book, Hoffmann's dialectical view of track heritage and his notion of romantic opera are mentioned relating to his actions as a composer, almost about his instrumental track and his mature, large-scale operas, Aurora and Undine. the writer additionally addresses broader concerns bearing on the ideological and old importance of Hoffmann's musical and literary oeuvre.

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While E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776-1822) is most generally referred to as the writer of amazing stories, he was once additionally prolific as a track critic, effective as a composer, and lively as a conductor. This e-book examines Hoffmann's aesthetic proposal in the broader context of the background of rules of the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, and explores the connection among his musical aesthetics and compositional perform.

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