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Author Berger, Karol, 1947-

Title Bach's cycle, Mozart's arrow : an essay on the origins of musical modernity / Karol Berger.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 420 pages) : illustrations, music.
Series A Simpson book in the humanities
Simpson, imprint in humanities.
Note "Simpson, imprint in humanities."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-407) and index.
Contents Prelude : L'Orfeo, or the anxiety of the moderns -- Bach's cycle. The arrested procession ; A crystal flying like a bullet ; There is no time like God's time -- Interlude : Jean-Jacques contra Augustinum : a little treatise on moral-political theology -- Mozart's arrow. Mozart at play ; The hidden center ; Between incoherence and inauthenticity : Don Giovanni and Faust ; Die Zauberflöte, or the self-assertion of the moderns -- Postlude : between utopia and melancholy : Beethoven and the aesthetic state.
Summary Uses the works of Monteverdi, Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to support the claims that it was only in the later eighteenth century that music began to take the flow of time from the past to the future seriously.
Note Print version record.
Subject Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. (OCoLC)fst00031701
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. (OCoLC)fst00050702
Music -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
MUSIC -- History & Criticism.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
Music. (OCoLC)fst01030269
Chronological Term 1700 - 1799
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Berger, Karol, 1947- Bach's cycle, Mozart's arrow. Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007 9780520250918 (DLC) 2006029140 (OCoLC)71244015
ISBN 9780520933699 (electronic bk.)
0520933699 (electronic bk.)
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