TITLE

Reger's Historicist Modernism

AUTHOR(S)
Frisch, Walter
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter2004, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p732
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores German composer Max Reger's historicist modernism in music. The concept encompasses works composed in the Austro-German sphere which were intended as modern but derived the compositional energy of techniques from the past. Reger wrote as if recognition of the chorale melodies would have redeemed him in the eyes of the critics.
ACCESSION #
19402370

 

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