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Twentieth Century Music and the Question of Modernity

  • Author: Fuente, Eduardo De La

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Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. Modernity, Modernism and Music
  • 2. Myth and Narrative in Twentieth Century Musical Culture
  • 3. The Structure of Musical Revolutions
  • 4. Music in Max Weber's Sociology of Modernity
  • 5. Modernity in Theodor Adorno's Philosophy of Modern Music
  • 6. Music in Modern Theories of Communication
  • 7. Arnold Schoenberg: The Composer as Prophet
  • 8. Igor Stravinsky: The Composer as Priest
  • 9. Pierre Boulez: The Composer as Ascetic
  • 10. John Cage: The Composer as Mystic
  • 11. From Avant-Gardism to Post-Modernism
  • 12. Musical Re-Enchantment?