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Unfinished Music

  • Author: Kramer, Richard
a deeply erudite work

Book

$70.50

Special import

Estimated despatch time 2 - 4 weeks

Contents

  • Preface
  • I: First Things
  • 1 Language and the Beginnings of Creation
  • Preamble
  • A Rhetoric of Sonata
  • Sketches and the Improvisatoyr
  • Fragments/Patrimonies
  • II: Emanuel Bach and the Allure of the Irrational
  • 2 Carl Philip Emanuel Bach and the Aesthetics of Patricide
  • 3 The Ends of Veranderung
  • 4 Late Works
  • Kenner and Liebhaber
  • A Last Sonata
  • 5 Probestuck
  • 6 Diderot's Paradoxe and Emanuel Bach's Empfindungen
  • III: Between Enlightenment and Romance
  • 7 Haydn's Chaos and Herder's Logos
  • 8 Beethoven and the Romance of Creation
  • Beethoven's Sketches and Shakespeare's Lovers
  • Sketching the Improvisatory
  • The Limits of Improvisation
  • IV: Beethoven: Confronting the Past
  • 9 Cadenza contra Text
  • 10 Opus 90: In Search of Emanuel Bach
  • 11 Adagio espressivo: Opus 109 as Radical Dialectic
  • 12 Lisch aus, mein Licht: Song, Fugue and the Symptoms of A Late Style
  • V:Fragments
  • 13 Toward an Epistemology of Fragment
  • 14 Reliquiel
  • VI: Death Masks
  • 15 Walter Benjamin and the Apprehending of Beauty