The mystery of musical creativity : the human being and music /

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Forest Row : Temple Lodge,, United Kingdom ,, 181 pages : (2019)


1912230380 (pbk.) :

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(OCoLC)fst00882393, (OCoLC)fst00882417, (OCoLC)fst01030408, (OCoLC)fst01030418, Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.), Creative ability., fast, Music, Philosophy and aesthetics., Psychological aspects.


"From the author's unrevised handwritten manuscript discovered after his death, transcribed by Helga & Ingrid Paul and Dr Katrin Binder"--Title-page verso."Lost for decades, the manuscript of Hermann Beckh's final lectures on the subject of music presents fundamentally new insights ... Published here for the first time ... In addition to the transcripts of fifteen lectures, this book contains a valuable introduction and editorial footnotes. It also features appendices including Beckh's essay 'The Mystery of the Night in Wagner and Novalis'; reminiscences of Beckh by August Pauli and Harro Rückner; Donald Francis Tovey's 'Wagnerian harmony and the evolution of the Tristan-chord', and several contemporaneous reviews of Beckh's published works."--Back cover.Includes bibliographical references (pages 160-164).