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Richard Strauss's orchestral music and the German intellectual tradition : the philosophical roots of musical modernism / Charles Youmans.

Author/creator Youmans, Charles Dowell, 1964-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.
Descriptionx, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Subject(s)
Contents The private intellectual context of Strauss's early career. "The conversion" : Strauss and Wagnerism ; Music and the "denial of the will" : Schopenhauer in Strauss's life and work ; Strauss's Nietzsche ; Goethe and the development of Strauss's mature worldview -- Orchestral composition as philosophical critique. The first cycle of tone poems : genesis of a critical musical technique ; Eulenspiegel, Zarathustra, Quixote, Strauss : crystallization of a persona ; Absolute music, twentieth-century aesthetics, and the symphonies of Richard Strauss.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 279-290) and index.
LCCN 2004023224
ISBN0253345731 (cloth : alk. paper)

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