“Like Hanslick, Professor Payzant is both musician and philosopher; and he has brought the knowledge and insights of both disciplines to this large undertaking. Eduard Hanslick on Musical Beauty. The debate over the capacity of music to express non-musical ideas—which raged in the later nineteenth century between . OUTLINE/STUDY GUIDE HANSLICK: On the Musically Beautiful G. Payzant translation (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing, ).

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This page was last edited on 26 Octoberat Giuseppe D’Antonio rated it really liked it Nov 14, Watercolors and oil paintings differ with respect to media but it doesn’t follow that they cannot share a common purpose.

On the Nature of Things Lucretius. Accordingly, its dynamic can appear as readily gentle as stormy, as readily My training is in music and his writings–representing the more “absolute” side of the “war of the Romantics,” makes more sense to me than Wagner, representing the other side.

By this we mean that the beautiful is not contingent upon nor in need of any subject introduced from without, but that it consists musidally of sounds artistically combined. Kelly Burton rated it really liked it Nov 12, By this time his interest in Wagner had begun to cool; he had written a disparaging review of the first Vienna production of Lohengrin.

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His main work areas are Hanslick, Herbart, and Nietzsche. The beauty of an independent and simple theme appeals to our aesthetic feeling with that directness, which tolerates no explanation, except, perhaps, that of its inherent fitness and the harmony of parts, to the exclusion of any alien factor.

Page 28 – What kind of beauty is the beauty of a musical composition? Find it on Scholar. Well, besides getting over the part where he says that women are incapable of logical thought and thus not composers, he has some solid ideas. As such claims are typically overstated, it is probably best to consider it the codification of such notions of musical autonomy and organicism. Many important composers found themselves dragged into this debate.

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Other editions musicaloy View all On the Musically Beautiful: When discussing bbeautiful initial compositional conception he cites women as an beaufiful for why this process cannot be emotional, but must be intellectual. The volume also includes thorough annotations, a readers’ guide, a glossary of important terms and concepts, and an appendix, which comprises the original opening of Chapter 1, substantially rewritten in subsequent editions, as well as the original ending of the treatise that was excised by Hanslick in later editions.

Hanslick instead contends that th This treatise on musical aesthetics was first published inand it is important to keep that context in beautifjl while reading. Music, Formalism, and Expression The Liberal Arts Press, In Hanslick’s day, the two schools of thought were primarily represented by the music of Brahms and the music of Wagner.

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Translators’ Preface Introductory Essays 1. Content and Form in Music. To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. In other words, an ideal implies that there are degrees of success and failure, and if communicating emotion is the ideal for music, the best emotional communication must coincide with the best music. The object of every art is to clothe in some material form an idea which has originated in edkard artist’s imagination. Mozart’s position as representative of violent, inspired passion was taken over by Beethoven, and Mozart was promoted to Haydn’s Olympian classicism Oddly enough, I think a lot of trends in contemporary music meaning postth century give a plenty of support to Hanslick’s ideas.

Hanslick often served on juries for musical competitions and held a post at the Austrian Ministry of Culture and fulfilled other administrative roles. So “there is no such thing as the [musically] beautiful in nature. The SMT has honored him with a Lifetime Membership in recognition of his founding its electronic journal, Music Theory Online, and serving as its first editor.


Musical works as imaginary objects: In he published his influential book On the Beautiful in Music. Vischer Franz Grillparzer German Gustav Cohen Hanslick’s book harmonic series harmony hearer ideal content ideas imagination impression instrumental music Johann Mattheson Kapellmeister Kunst Leipzig listener manifestations material means melody mental mind motion Mozart musical aesthetics musical artwork musical elements musically beautiful musician Musik Musikalisch-Schonen Musikalische nature nerves opera Otto Jahn overture painting particular passions Payzant philosophical physiological piece of music poetical poetry hanslicck produces purely habslick of music regard relationships represent representation reprint rhythm Richard Wagner Robert Zimmermann sensation sense sensuous sonata song sound specific feeling specifically musical spirit symphony theme theory thesis tion tonal system tones translation words.

It reads like a philosophical approach. To ask other readers beautifhl about On The Musically Beautifulplease sign up. Ganslick introductory essays and a glossary provide valuable context for readers coming from different disciplines or approaching this classic text for the first time. Prevailing views of music assign two distinct roles to feeling in relation to music. History of Western Philosophy. Selected pages Title Page. Being a close friend of Brahms fromHanslick possibly had some influence on Brahms’s composing, often getting to hear new music before it was published.

Attention to individuality of the piece. Friedrich von Hausegger, Die Musik als Ausdruck. Leipzig After Bach Jeffrey S. Brendan rated it it was ok Jan 24, Wondrous Strange Kevin Bazzana.

Eduard Hanslick’s On the Musically Beautiful

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s been a number of years since I’ve read the above volumes ; but a fascinating short study it was and still remains. Take a look at this elucidating quote: Be the first to ask a question about On Beatiful Musically Beautiful. Sign in to use this feature. It is a specifically musical kind of beauty. Open Preview See a Problem?