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Author Haynes, Bruce, 1942-2011,
Title The pathetick musician : moving an audience in the Age of Eloquence / Bruce Haynes and Geoffrey Burgess.
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Author Haynes, Bruce, 1942-2011,
Series Online access with subscription: University Press scholarship online (Oxford scholarship online)
Subject Music -- 17th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music -- 18th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Alt Name Burgess, Geoffrey (Oboist),
Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary What is rhetorical music? In 'The Pathetick Musician', Bruce Haynes and Geoffrey Burgess illustrate the vital place of rhetoric and eloquent expression in the creation and performance of Baroque music.
Contents Cover; The Pathetick Musician; Copyright; Contents; Foreword:Aus der Tiefe (Geoffrey Burgess); Preface:Pipe Dreams (Bruce Haynes); Acknowledgments; About the Companion Website; PART one Bach and the Rhetorical Heritage; Introduction:The Eloquent Musician (BH); The Truth in Eloquence; Rhetorical Music; The Pathetick Musician; Ut pictura poesis; The Officers of Rhetoric; Style Coaches; Further Reading; 1. In the Realm of the Passions (BH); Humanism and the Rhetorical Ethos; Seconda prattica; The Romantic Revolution; Of sthetics and Beauty; Autonomous Music:"Art for Art's Sake."
Personally Expressing Passions or Passionately Expressing Persons?Afterword by Geoffrey Burgess; Further Reading; 2. The Principles of Eloquence:The Artist's Toolbox (GB); The Offices of Rhetoric; Structuring Rhetoric; The Sense of Music; Figures of Speech, Figures of Song; Hypotyposis or Painting; Pathopoia or Arousing Passions; Topics:Intertextual Allusion; Ethopoeia: Musical Characterization; Key and Character; On the Possibility of a Figurenlehre; Further Reading; 3. Bach's Expressive Universe (GB); Imitation:Portraying and Evoking the World; "Clear running water":Schweitzer's Legacy.
Figuring Bach's WorldBach the Poet, Bach the Painter; Onomatopoeia; Landscape Painting and "Paintings of Life"; Further Reading; 4. Bach's Inner World (GB); General and Particular Expression; Reading Bach's Passions; Fear and Tremolo; Antithesis:At Odds with Oneself; Polyphonies of Passions:Passions in Polyphony; Laughing at Death:The Proximity of Opposites; Further Reading; PART two Performing Eloquence; 5. Enhancing Eloquence in Performance (Elocutio) (GB); The "Intentional Fallacy" Fallacy:Whose Intention?; Elocutio:The Essence of Performance Practice; "Humouring" the Score.
Tempo and AffectLight and Shadow; Further Reading; 6. Figures:Spinning Straw into Gold (GB); Public Speaking, Public Musicking; Declamation as Figurative Speech; Figures as Ornamental Glosses; Essential Graces; Graces as Glosses; The Salt of Music, the Spice of Dissonance; Graces as Passionate Expression; Structuring Ornaments:Passaggi and Paraphrase; Ornaments in History; Further Reading; 7. The Expressive Gesture (GB); Audible Architecture; Articulating the Musical Gesture; The Breath of Life; Agogics; The Agogic Accent (prolonged beat); The Agogic Pickup; The Agogic Placement.
The HesitationFinding the Poetry in the Notes; Pause to Reflect; Gesture and Character; Gesturing toward the Phrase; Further Reading; 8. Kairos: Expressive Timing (GB); Chronos and Kairos: Two Kinds of Time; The Metronome and the Modern Tendency toward Chronos; The Beat, or Pulse in Baroque Music; "The true motion of the Bass"; Tempo Fluctuation; Borrowed Time; Kairos:Isolating Musical Events; Timing in Dance Music; Further Reading; 9. To Kindle the Heart:Engagement in Performance (GB); The Sovereign Audience; Authentic Ears; Music in the Body; The Meaning of Vortrag.
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ISBN 9780199373758 (electronic bk.)
0199373752 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 936379520
Additional Format Print version: Haynes, Bruce, 1942-2011. Pathetick musician. New York : Oxford University Press, [2016] 9780199373734 (DLC) 2015029319 (OCoLC)915159469

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