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Contemplating Music

Fauzi Wibowo rated it it was amazing Nov 05, Preview — Contemplating Music by Joseph Kerman. In a kerma way. To ask other readers questions about Contemplating Musicplease sign up. Rosa Paula rated it really liked it Jan 17, Kerman has become one of my favorite writers on music, with a style not only coherent but vivid and imaginative. N rated it really liked it Jul 25, Retrieved from ” https: Want to Read saving….

As examples, he presents fascinating mmusic of Bach research in the s and Beethoven studies in the s. Volume 65, No 6. Published January 20th by Harvard University Press first published This book caused many a raised eyebrow and “hmmm”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Contemplating Music is filled with wisdom and trenchant commentary. It will spark controversy musid musicologists of all stripes and will give many musicians and amateurs an entirely new perspective on the world of music.


Not a book for the casual reader, but an important one. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Heather rated it really liked it May 24, One of the leading musicologists of his generation, his book Contemplating Music: And he comments on such various subjects as the amazing absorption of Mueic Foster’s songs into the canons of “black” music, the new intensity of Verdi research, controversies about performance on historical instruments, and the merits and demerits of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

Cojtemplating to Musicology by Joseph Kerman.

Open Preview See a Problem? Other editions – View all Contemplating Music: A few months ago I had never heard of him. Darrel Watson rated it liked it Sep 19, He sketches the work of prominent scholars mueic theorists: One of the leading musicologists of his generation, his book Contemplating Music: Nate Craddock rated it it was amazing Aug 15, This book is written in very technical terms by a professor, to other leading members of musicology. He based his first book, Opera as Dramaon a series of essays written for The Hudson Review beginning in His doctoral thesis on Elizabethan madrigals was published in and was notable for contextualizing them in the preceding Italian madrigal tradition.

Dana rated it it was amazing Apr 05, David rated it liked it Mar 03, Sep 19, Jarry J arjona rated it it was amazing. And even when he’s not on-target, Kerman is always articulate and provocative.


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Meyer, Heinrich Schenker, Milton Babbit, and many others. Helen rated it really liked it May 03, Harvard University Press- Music – contemplatinh. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mark Sweeney rated it really liked it Jun 22, Challenges to Musicology Joseph Kerman Snippet view – Don’t be fooled by the arid title and hideous cover, or put off by the admittedly frightening term musicology.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You need not know who these people are necessarily to absorb the themes Kerman pens, but know that there is a lot of sifting of information required here. Meyer, Lerman Schenker, Milton Babbit, and many others. Daniel rated it it was ok Jan 11, Conjoined with a fanatical scientism, a search for quasi-logical precision of reference which tortured his syntax into increasingly Jamesian spirals for very kermman ends, there was an undertone of distress, even rage, erupting into repeated assaults and innuendos directed against various predictable targets.

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