Bibliographic Details

Philosophy of modern music. Translated by Anne G. Mitchell and Wesley V. Blomster.

Author / Creator Adorno, Theodor W., 1903-1969
Uniform title Philosophie der neuen Musik. English
Imprint New York, Seabury Press [1973]
Description xiv, 220 p. 22 cm.
Language English, German
Series A Continuum book
Subject Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Music
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format E-Resource, Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/148102
ISBN 081649133X
Table of Contents:
  • Translators' Introduction
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Choice of Subject Matter
  • New Conformism
  • False Musical Consciousness
  • Intellectualism
  • Modern Music Unprotected
  • The Antinomy of Modern Music
  • Growing Indifferentism
  • On Method
  • Schoenberg and Progress
  • Disturbance of the Work
  • Inherent Tendency of Musical Material
  • Schoenberg's Criticism of Illusion and Play
  • Dialectics of Loneliness
  • Loneliness as Style
  • Expressionism as Objectivity
  • Total Organization of the Elements of Music
  • Total Development
  • The Concept of Twelve-Tone Technique
  • Musical Domination of Nature
  • Loss of Freedom
  • Twelve-Tone Melos and Rhythm
  • Differentiation and Coarsening
  • Harmony
  • Instrumental Timbre
  • Twelve-Tone Counterpoint
  • Function of Counterpoint
  • Form
  • The Composers
  • Avant-Garde and Theory
  • Renunciation of Material
  • Cognitive Character
  • Attitude Towards Society
  • Stravinsky and Restoration
  • Authenticity
  • Sacrifice and the Absence of Intention
  • Hand Organ as a Primeval Phenomenon
  • Sacre and African Sculpture
  • Technical Elements in Sacre
  • "Rhythm"
  • Identification with the Collective
  • Archaism, Modernism, Infantilism
  • Permanent Regression and Musical Form
  • The Psychotic Aspect
  • Ritual
  • Alienation as Objectivity
  • Fetishism of the Means
  • Depersonalization
  • Hebephrenia
  • Catatonia
  • Music about Music
  • Denaturation and Simplification
  • Dissociation of Time
  • Music--A Pseudomorphism of Painting
  • Theory of Ballet Music
  • Modes of Listening
  • The Deception of Objectivism
  • The Final Trick
  • Neo-Classicism
  • Experiments in Expansion
  • Schoenberg and Stravinsky
  • Note