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Author Straus, Joseph Nathan

Title Extraordinary measures : disability in music / Joseph N. Straus

Publ Info New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  ML3800 .S885 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  ML3800 .S885 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 212 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-205) and index
Contents Composers with disabilities and the critical reception of their music -- Musical narratives of disability overcome : Beethoven -- Musical narratives of disability accommodated : Schubert -- Musical narratives of balance lost and regained : Schoenberg and Webern -- Musical narratives of the fractured body : Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartók, and Copland -- Disability within music-theoretical traditions -- Performing music and performing disability -- Prodigious hearing, normal hearing, and disablist hearing
LC subject Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics
Composers with disabilities
Musicians with disabilities
Music -- Psychological aspects
Musical analysis
ISBN 9780199766451 (hardback)
0199766452 (hardback)
9780199766468 (pbk.)
0199766460 (pbk.)