The Persistence of Voice

The Persistence of Voice: Instrumental Music: 9004343350: pdf

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  • Full Title: The Persistence of Voice: Instrumental Music and Romantic Orality, (National Cultivation of Culture)
  • Autor: Author
  • Print Length: 302 pages
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • Publication Date: July 20, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004343350
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004343351
  • Download File Format | Size: pdf | 2.35 MB


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Neubauer analyses the importance which nineteenth-century European composers, music critics and intellectuals attached to oral-vernacular speech.

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About the Author

John Neubauer (Budapest 1933 Amsterdam 2015) was Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Amsterdam. Among his works are The Emancipation of Music from Language (1986), The Fin-de-siècle Culture of Adolescence (1992) and the four-volume History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe (4 vols., ed. w. M. Cornis-Pope, 2004-10).

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