Adorno on music /

Adorno is one of the leading cultural thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first detailed account of Adorno's texts on music from a sociological perspective. In clear, non-technical language, Robert Witkin guides the reader through the complexities of Adorno's argument about the...

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Main Author: Witkin, Robert W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Series:International library of sociology.
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Summary:Adorno is one of the leading cultural thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first detailed account of Adorno's texts on music from a sociological perspective. In clear, non-technical language, Robert Witkin guides the reader through the complexities of Adorno's argument about the link between music and morality and between musical works and social structure. It was largely through these works Adorno established the right of the arts to be acknowledged as a moral and critical force in the development of a modern society. By recovering them for non-musicologists, Witkin adds immeasurabl.
Physical Description:1 online resource (vi, 213 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204) and index.
ISBN:9781136215377
1136215379
9781315006048
1315006049