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Listening to Reason:
Culture, Subjectivity, and Nineteenth-Century Music
Michael P. Steinberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Preface xi
INTRODUCTION 1
CHAPTER ONE
Staging Subjectivity in the Mozart/Da Ponte Operas 18
Staging Subjectivity 18
Don Giovanni and the Scene of Patricide 23
Le nozze di Figaro and the Scene of Emancipation 39
Cosi`fan tutte and the Scene of Instruction 51
CHAPTER TWO
Beethoven: Heroism and Abstraction 59
Heroism and Abstraction 59
Heroism and Anxiety 67
Fidelio 73
The Symphony No.9 84
CHAPTER THREE
Canny and Uncanny Histories in Biedermeier Music 94
Biedermeier Music 94
Mendelssohn's Canny Histories 97
Schumann's Uncanny Histories 122
Back to Schubert 131
CHAPTER FOUR
The Family Romances of Music Drama 133
The Family Romances of Music Drama 133
Siegmund's Death 142
Subjectivity and Identity 153
CHAPTER FIVE
The Voice of the People at the Moment of the Nation 163
People and Nations 163
Brahms, 1868 174
Verdi, 1874 178
Dvorák,1890 186
CHAPTER SIX
Minor Modernisms 193
Music Trauma, or, Is There Life after Wagner? 193
Three Fins de Siècle 202
The Road into the Open 220
CHAPTER SEVEN
The Musical Unconscious 226
Index 237

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