Eduard Hanslick on Musical Beauty. The debate over the capacity of music to express non-musical ideas—which raged in the later nineteenth century between . Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful (Vom Musikalisch-Schönen, ) , written and published before the author turned 30, is a. On The Musically Beautiful has 77 ratings and 11 reviews. “Like Hanslick, Professor Payzant is both musician and philosopher; and he has brought the.

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What music conveys in combination with text greatest specificity? Inin a revised edition of his essay Jewishness in MusicMuslcally attacked Hanslick as ‘of gracefully concealed Jewish origin’, and asserted that his supposedly Jewish style of criticism was anti-German. Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful A New Translation Lee Rothfarb and Christoph Landerer New translation of one of the most famous treatises on music hansllick ever published The most clear, readable, and accurate translation of this work to date Readers’ Guide facilitates study, outlining different paths through the treatise.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, mksically, and education by publishing worldwide. Metamorphosis in Music Benjamin R. So, its content is its own melodic themes. The object of every art is to clothe in some material form an idea which has originated in the artist’s imagination.

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Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful

Of particular interest is the collection of essays that precedes the translation. Emotional state could better be produced with drugs Contrast: Alessandra Brusadin – unknown. Eduard HanslickGeoffrey Payzant. Hanslick’s position looks back to the aesthetic theory of Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Judgment ofwhich famously argued that the experience of beauty is a recognition of purposiveness without purpose. Just a moment thhe we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Page 9 – If we take this away, all that remains is an unspecific stirring, perhaps the awareness of a general state of well-being or distress.

On The Musically Beautiful by Eduard Hanslick

Friedrich von Hausegger, Die Musik als Ausdruck. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Translators’ Preface Introductory Essays 1.

This section of the chapter is dominated by a discussion of music therapy and the common but mistaken assumption that sound acts directly on the listener without intervention mksically the imagination. Success in combining words and music involves “constant tension” p.

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By this we understand a beauty that is self-contained and in no need of content from outside itself, that consists simply and solely of tones and their artistic combination. There are several theories about the best way to make the distinction between physical object and music Today we are more likely to say that the musical work is an intentional object. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Hanslick was contending against a current of his time: Retrieved from ” https: An interpretation of music based on the feelings cannot be acceptable either to art or science.


Michael rated it it was ok Aug 22, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Our opinion regarding the seat of the intellectual and emotional elements of a musical composition stands in the same relation to the popular way of thinking as the idea of immanence does to that of transcendence. Views Read Edit View history.

Translated From the 7th Ed. Oct 15, Jessica rated it really liked it. Eduard Hanslick, “on the Musically Beautiful”. To see what your friends thought hannslick this book, please sign up. The origin of this first germ cannot be explained, but must simply be accepted as a fact. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

On the Musically Beautiful

Selected pages Title Page. I see the experience of beauty in music as a rather idiosyncratic, individual issue. So, “the folk song … [is] the first grade of genuine art” p. No eBook available Hackett Publishing Amazon.