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By Karol Berger

ISBN-10: 0195128605

ISBN-13: 9780195128604

What, if whatever, has artwork to do with the remainder of our lives, and specifically with these moral and political matters that subject to us so much? Will paintings created at the present time be prone to play a job in our lives as profound as that of the easiest artwork of the previous? A concept of paintings shifts the point of interest of aesthetics from the normal debate of "what is art?" to the enticing query of "what is paintings for?" Skillfully describing the social and old state of affairs of paintings this day, writer Karol Berger argues that song exemplifies the present situation of artwork in an intensive, acute, and revealing model. He additionally uniquely combines aesthetics with poetics and hermeneutics. supplying a cautious synthesis of a large breadth of scholarship from paintings background, musicology, literary reports, political philosophy, ethics, and metaphysics, and written in a transparent, available variety, this ebook will attract someone with a major curiosity within the arts.

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The center stage was now taken by opera and its cosmopolitan and urbane, progressive and often dilettantish intellectual devotees. 53) But between, roughly, 1780 and 1820 another paradigm shift, as fundamental as that of the late sixteenth century, but occurring this time not in Italy, but in Germany, completely revolutionized the practice of music in Europe. d The Rise of Abstract Music To understand this new revolution one has to realize that what brought it about was not an introduction of new aims, but rather a shift in the balance between the old ones.

With the scientific revolution, this notion lost much of its credibility and luster. Hoffmann's essays show clearly that the rebirth and new vitality of the idea of abstract music involved finding something comparable to the notion of harmony, something capable of giving mere sounding metaphysical or religious import. "63 It is not music's role to represent specific passions, sensations, events. Â . " 66 "Infinity," "an unknown realm, a world quite separate from the outer sensual world"; in the post-Kantian age, Hoffmann's readers were bound to recognize here the Kantian noumenal realm of the thing-in-itself, a realm utterly unknowable, but underlying the distinct and knowable phenomenal world of human experience.

76 "Our mysterious urge to identify the workings of this animating natural spirit, and to discover our essence, our other-wordly abode in it, which gives rise to the pursuit of knowledge, lay also behind the haunting sounds of music, which described with increasing richness and perfection the wonders of that distant realm. 79 But Beethoven's symphony appears already to be the Palestrina mass for the times when Christianity no longer shines forth in all its glory, the new revelation of "the other world," the realm of the spirit.

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