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Cherubino's LeapIn Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Cherubino's Leap: In Search of the Enlightenment Moment

Richard Kramer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226377896
eISBN:
9780226384085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384085.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

For the Enlightenment mind, from Moses Mendelssohn's focus on the moment of surprise at the heart of the work of art to Herder's imagining of the seismic moment at which language was discovered, it ... More

Civic JazzAmerican Music and Kenneth Burke on the Art of Getting Along

Civic Jazz: American Music and Kenneth Burke on the Art of Getting Along

Gregory Clark

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226218182
eISBN:
9780226218359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218359.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book weaves three inquiries into an argument about how individuals can preserve and improve civic life in democratic cultures. The term “civic life” refers here to the interaction of citizens ... More

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's ShadowAudiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Deirdre Loughridge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This book is about the changing audiovisual culture of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and its significance for the emergence of musical romanticism. The period from Haydn’s early ... More

The Music between UsIs Music a Universal Language?

The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Kathleen Marie Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. This book investigates this role, ... More

Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

Writings through John Cage's Music, Poetry, and Art

David W. Bernstein and Christopher Hatch (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226044071
eISBN:
9780226044873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044873.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This volume looks at the creative work of the great avant-gardist John Cage from an exciting interdisciplinary perspective, exploring his activities as a composer, performer, thinker, and artist. The ... More

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