Edward Elgar, Modernist
Weiner, Brien, Notes
TWENTIETH-CENTURY STUDIES Edward Elgar, Modernist. By J. P. E. Harper-Scott. (Music in the 20th Century.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. [xiii, 255 p. ISBN-10: 0-5218-6200-0; ISBN-13: 978-0-5218-6200-4. $90.00] Illustrations, bibliographical reference, index.
In Edward Elgar, Modernist, J. P. E. Harper-Scott advances the provocative if questionable thesis that Elgar's music can be best understood through a combination of Schenkerian analysis and Heideggerian philosophy. Harper-Scott thus joins the trend of modifying the more technical methods of Schenkerian analysis with a more subjective approach to musical meaning. Here, however, the seeming incongruity of Heinrich …
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Publication information: Article title: Edward Elgar, Modernist. Contributors: Weiner, Brien - Author. Journal title: Notes. Volume: 64. Issue: 2 Publication date: December 2007. Page number: 286+. © 2009 Music Library Association, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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