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Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment

Attention, Wonder and Astonishment

by Matthew Riley

  • 129 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Listening,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Germany,
  • Instruction & Study - Appreciation,
  • History,
  • 18th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Philosophy and aesthetics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9591597M
    ISBN 100754632679
    ISBN 109780754632672

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    This was a fascinating book about the confrontation of the "old" Bach with Frederick the Great. It so happened that one of Bach's sons was cappelmeister to the great leader and late in Bach's life, he was invited to court and this book covers both Bach's biography, Frederick's biography and the incredible piece of music that resulted from the confrontation - The Musical Offering/5(). A German Requiem, to Words of the Holy Scriptures, Op. 45 (German: Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift) by Johannes Brahms, is a large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, a soprano and a baritone soloist, composed between and It comprises seven movements, which together last 65 to 80 minutes, making this work Brahms's longest composition.

    Enlightenment, French siècle des Lumières (literally “century of the Enlightened”), German Aufklärung, a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th centuries in which ideas concerning God, reason, nature, and humanity were synthesized into a worldview that gained wide assent in the West and that instigated revolutionary developments in art, philosophy, and politics. Nineteenth Century Music and the German Romantic Ideology. New York: Schirmer Books, John Daverio discusses key German composers of the Romantic era including Brahms, Weber, Schumann, and Strauss and German Romantic’s literary influence on these composers. Writers such as Jean Paul, Goethe, E.T.A. Hoffman, and Schlegel influenced each.


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The relative validity of these two modes was a topic of heated debate in the German Enlightenment, encompassing issues of musical communication, compositional integrity and listener competence. Matthew Riley examines the significant writers on the topic (Descartes, Leibniz, Wolff, Baumgarten, Rousseau, Meier, Sulzer and Forkel) and provides Cited by:   Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment book.

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By Matthew Riley. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location London. Imprint by:   And yet, religious thought played a far greater role in the emergence of the Enlightenment than is often recognized. In this book Thomas Ahnert analyzes the close relationship between religion and secular learning in the works of one of the central figures of the early German Enlightenment, the jurist and philosopher Christian Thomasius ( Cited by:   Matthew Riley, Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment: Attention, Wonder, and gton, VT: Ashgate Publishing.

Review of Riley, Matthew. Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment: Attention, Wonder and Astonishment.

Aldershot, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate : Matthew Head. Ranging widely over the musical and intellectual thought of the eighteenth century, Thomas Christensen is able to orient Rameau's accomplishments in the light of speculative and practical considerations of music theory as well as many of the scientific ideas current in the French Enlightenment.

Musical Listening in the German Enlightenment /5(3). In this collaborative study, Thomas Christensen and Nancy Baker have translated and analysed selected writings of Sulzer and Koch respectively, bringing to life a little-known confluence of philosophical and musical thought from the German Enlightenment.

Music is a fine art which has the intention of awakening noble feelings [sentiments, Empfindungen] in us. Feelings lie dormant in man's nature and are properly aroused only by certain natural causes.

For example, the possession of something which we suppose to be good engenders pleasure, and the idea that we might meet with misfortune awakens. In an exclusive extract from his book, Roy Porter asks what is the enlightenment and begins to assess its achievement.

Roy Porter Tue 12 Jun. 12 hours ago  The German composer was the most influential musician of his era after Beethoven, reinventing opera and leading the way to musical modernism – yet his music.

He is the author of Religion and the Origins of the German Enlightenment: Faith and the Reform of Learning in the Thought of Christian Thomasius. He lives in Edinburgh. He lives in Edinburgh. “Thomas Ahnert’s new book is a brilliant exploration of Scottish Enlightenment attitudes to the relations between religious doctrine and virtuous.

This book, in summary, is a delight to read, albeit not in a linear fashion. It has brilliant flashes of insight and explanation, yet there are times when one yells back at the words in total disagreement.

This book draws out thinking in some depth about the Enlightenment more than a linear historical work. It was a delight to read. Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe towards the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from to Romanticism was characterized by its emphasis on emotion and individualism as well as glorification of all the past and nature, preferring the.

Aesthetics and the Art of Musical Composition in the German Enlightenment March Aesthetics and the Art of Musical Composition in the German Enlightenment Selected Writings of Johann Georg Sulzer and Heinrich Christoph Koch. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Start studying Listen: Chapter 12 Prelude: Music and the Enlightenment. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The first account of the German Catholic Enlightenment, this book explores the ways in which eighteenth-century Germans reconceived the relationship between religion, society, and the state.

Seeking a balance between Germany and Rome, Catholic reformers desired a national Church that would enjoy a large measure of autonomy but would still be in Reviews: 1.

Enjoy Zazen Music, Free MP3 Downloads, Progressive Rock and Instrumental Music, Electronica Music, New Age, Easy Listening, Meditation Music, Electronic Music. He is the award-winning author of several scholarly works on early modern and modern history of religion, most recently The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement, (), Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, (), and Enlightened Monks: The German Reviews: 2.

A German-English composer of the late Baroque period whose Messiah remains one of the best-known pieces of music in the world. Handel was an active court composer, receiving commissions from such notables as King George I of England, for whom his Water Music suite was written and performed., This composer was also born in Germany.

What I am teaching you is sudden enlightenment. It needs no time: not even a single moment is needed. Listen to me, and in this very moment because what I am saying or what I am trying to say is that you are already enlightened.

You need not be enlightened. Beforethe German upper classes often looked to France (or, previously, Italy) for intellectual, cultural and architectural leadership; French was the language of high society. By the midth century the "Aufklärung" (The Enlightenment) had transformed German high culture in music, philosophy, science and literature.German Romanticism was the dominant intellectual movement of German-speaking countries in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, influencing philosophy, aesthetics, literature and criticism.

Compared to English Romanticism, the German variety developed relatively early, and, in the opening years, coincided with Weimar Classicism (–). In contrast to the seriousness of English.By the midth century, the Aufklärung (The Enlightenment) had transformed German high culture in music, philosophy, science and literature.

Christian Wolff (–) was the pioneer as a writer who expounded the Enlightenment to German readers and legitimized German as a philosophic language.