Romantic Lieder and the Search for Lost Paradise

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The archetypal myth of lost paradise, found in both civilized and primitive cultures throughout history, was central to Enlightenment and Romantic thought, influencing philosophical, literary, artistic and musical works. This book explores manifestations of the lost paradise myth in Lieder by Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Hugo Wolf and other nineteenth-century composers, with emphasis on works conveying nostalgia for classical antiquity, childhood, and folk song. Through a series of autonomous yet interrelated studies, ...

Romantic Lieder and the Search for Lost Paradise 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107405370

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Romantic Lieder and the Search for Lost Paradise 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521845335

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