... recommended warmly to theorists and others interested in music, semiotics, and aesthetics. -Choice Radically departing from nineteenth-century Formalist aesthetics, the author argues that expressive meaning is not extramusical but fundamental to the reconstruction of compositional practice and stylistic understanding, even for the absolute works of Beethoven. Musical Meaning in Beethoven offers a fresh approach to the problem of expressive meaning in music.
|Publication date:||20th October 2004|
|Author:||Robert S. Hatten|
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Categories:||Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups, Theory of music & musicology,|
Robert S. Hatten is Professor of Music Theory in the Indiana University School of Music. He is editor of the series Musical Meaning and Interpretation.More About Robert S. Hatten