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Antithetical ArtsOn the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music$
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Peter Kivy

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199562800

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.001.0001

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Mood and Music

Mood and Music

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(p.79) 4 Mood and Music
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Antithetical Arts
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.003.0004

Chapter 3 showed how musical formalism came into full flower in Hanslick's ‘little book’ along with the denial that absolute music could, or, therefore was meant to, arouse or ‘represent’ so-called ‘garden-variety emotions’. It was also shown how this denial of the emotive connection drew an immediate reply from Ambros, to the effect that the loss of emotion could be made up for by the substitution of ‘mood’. This move on Ambros's part presaged a similar move in contemporary philosophy. This chapter explores that move in one of its contemporary manifestations.

Keywords:   musical formalism, Ambros, absolute music, Carroll, Hanslick, emotive connection

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