Translating Adorno: Language, music, and performance

Gillespie, Susan
March 1995
Musical Quarterly;Spring95, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p55
Academic Journal
Comments on the musicality of Theodor Adorno's prose when translating musical texts. Notion of translation as performance; Characteristics of true musicality; Condemnation of musical effects; Awareness of the semantic possibilities inherent in grammar and grammatical complexity; Linguistic extremism.


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