TITLE

Translating Adorno: Language, music, and performance

AUTHOR(S)
Gillespie, Susan
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Spring95, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9507194668

 

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