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Rethinking Mahler

Jeremy Barham

Abstract

Gustav Mahler’s anniversary years (2010–11) have provided an opportunity to rethink the composer’s position within the musical, cultural and multi-disciplinary landscapes of the twenty-first century, as well as to reassess his relationship with the historical traditions of his own time. Comprising a collection of essays by leading and emerging scholars in the field, Rethinking Mahler in part counterbalances common scholarly assumptions and preferences which predominantly configure Mahler as proto-modernist, with hitherto somewhat neglected consideration of his debt to, and his re-imagining of, ... More

Keywords: Mahler, Modernism, the past, historiography, temporality, analysis, aesthetics, reception, media

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199316090
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2017 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199316090.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeremy Barham, editor
Reader in Music, University of Surrey

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