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The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna [Paperback]

Nicholas Cook

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Table of Contents

  • <b>Acknowledgements</b>
  • <b>Abbreviations</b>
  • <b>Introduction: Schenker's contexts</b>
  • 1.: Foundations of the Schenker project / Schenker and the philosophers / Formalists against formalism / Rehabilitating musical logic
  • 2.: The reluctant modernist / Curlicues and catastrophe / Ornamentation and critique in fin-de-siècle Vienna / Modernists against modernism / Alienated classics
  • 3.: The conservative tradition / Schenker's politics / The logic of nostalgia / The anachronistic city
  • 4.: The politics of assimilation / Schenker's project and Jewish tradition / The logic of alterity / Schenker and others
  • 5.: Beyond assimilation / Schenker's Rosenhaus / The posthumous Schenker
  • <b>Conclusion: music theory as social practice</b>
  • <b>List of references</b>
  • <b>Appendix: 'The spirit of musical technique', Translated by William Pastille</b>
  • <b>Index</b>

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