Music and More: Essays, 1975-1991
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Beschreibung'Always provocative, insightful, and highly opinionated...Readers may not agree with all of Lipman's opinions, but he will give them cause to reevaluate their own positions. This challenging and thought-provoking work is strongly recommended.' --'Library Journal'
InhaltsverzeichnisPart 1 Composers: music and Mao; why Kurt Weill?; American music - the years of hope; Lenny on our minds; Hugo Weisgall's six characters; a new look at Prokofiev. Part 2 Pianists: Rubinstein the great entertainer; Bartok at the piano; Keith Jarrett joins the Bach parade; the pupils of Clara Schumann and the uses of tradition; does the piano have a future? Part 3 Conductors: Willem Mengelberg at the Philharmonic; Pierre Monteux's success; Toscanini and the love of great music; Roger Norrington and authentic performance. Part 4 Critics and writers: James William Davison of "The (London) Times"; James Huneker and America's musical coming-of-age; Edward Said, music critic; but if the artist fails? Part 5 Culture and society: Ivy Litvinov - the commissar's wife; the muse under Mussolini; say "no" to trash - Mapplethorpe and the nea; opera and politics; backward and downward with the arts.
PortraitSamuel Lipman is the publisher of "The New Criterion, "the music critic for "Commentary, "and the author of "The House of Music: Art in an Era of Institutions; Arguing for Music, Arguing for Culture; "and "Music after Modernism. "
Untertitel: 'Essays, 1968-1991'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHWESTERN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1994
Seitenanzahl: 318 Seiten