Alfred Einstein on Music: Selected Music Criticisms Alfred Einstein

ISBN: 9780313273636

Published: November 30th 1991

Hardcover

328 pages


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Alfred Einstein on Music: Selected Music Criticisms  by  Alfred Einstein

Alfred Einstein on Music: Selected Music Criticisms by Alfred Einstein
November 30th 1991 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 328 pages | ISBN: 9780313273636 | 7.32 Mb

This collection is a tribute to the talent, teaching, and humanism of Alfred Einstein, whose scholarship and criticisms affirm his position as one of the foremost musicologists of the twentieth century. Written by a former student of Einsteins, thisMoreThis collection is a tribute to the talent, teaching, and humanism of Alfred Einstein, whose scholarship and criticisms affirm his position as one of the foremost musicologists of the twentieth century.

Written by a former student of Einsteins, this portrait draws on the influences and events that shaped his life and work as a Jewish scholar in pre-Nazi Germany and that necessitated his emigration to the United States. Dower provides more than one hundred examples of his criticisms that document the music of Germany and the United States in the second quarter of this century and that demonstrate the art of music criticism at its best.Included is a chronology that is based on information provided by Einsteins daughter, Eva.

Her insight into her fathers personal life is combined with Catherine Dowers careful chronological documentation of Einsteins professional endeavors, provide a unique evaluation of a critic whose research produced valuable musical discoveries and whose writings always recognized the important relationship between music and its cultural background. The study affords further access to Einsteins writings by identifying the locations of Einstein collections in numerous libraries throughout the United States.



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