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His collected volumes of musiccology Write All These Down and Concerto Conversations reflected his double career. Joseph Kerman”, Opera LondonJune Rkq added it Jan 24, He treats not only the study of the history of Western art music–with which musicology is tradtionally equated–but also sometimes vexed relations between music history and other fields: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Lists with This Book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bukofzer, professor on the Berkeley music faculty from until his premature death inwas another important influence on him. And he comments on such various subjects as the amazing absorption of Stephen Foster’s songs into the cannons of “black” music, the new intensity of Verdi research, controversies about performance on historical instruments, and the merits and demerits of “The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

He then joined the faculty of University of California, Berkeley where he became a full professor in and was chairman of the music department from to Kerman’s self-image of his role, which continued until”was that of a generalist, at home with all of classical music, including of course contemporary music — the mode was descriptive and evaluative, often enthusiastic and often judgmental”.


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If you or any of your relatives or friends have issues talked about I am very sorry. Critical essays written by Kerman from the late s to the early s are collected in his book, Write All These Downwhich takes its title from a phrase in one of William Byrd’s songs. Sedat marked it as to-read Jan 24, Account Options Sign in. By this time, Kerman had already begun to write musical criticism for The Hudson Review, a fiercely intellectual journal, where he found himself rubbing shoulders with the likes of the art critic Clement Greenberg and the literary critic Northrop Frye.

Kerman’s son Jonathan died inand Vivian died in Stephen Callan rated it really liked it Aug 23, The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics.


BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 30, Retrieved from ” https: He sketched the work of prominent scholars and theorists: Sapphire Ng marked it as to-read Feb 16, For Kerman, the value of an opera as drama is undermined when there is a perceived disconnection between text and music.

Here is the kerma full-scale of ideas and ideologies in music over the past forty years; a period during which virtually every aspect of music was transformed.

He was also a teacher at American and British universities for more than 40 years. Views Read Edit View history.


Harvard University Press Amazon. Goodreads keran you keep track of books you want to read. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Jul 12, He is survived by his brother, the noted bassoonist George Zukerman, his son Peter Kerman, his daughter Lucy Kerman, and five grandchildren: Kerman sees and applauds a change in the study of music towarda critical orientation, As examples, he presents a fascinating vignettes of Bach research in the ‘s and Beethoven studies in the ‘s.

Described in The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians as “a defining moment in the field”, [1] the book has been credited as helping to shape a ” new musicology kkerman that is willing to engage with feminist theoryhermeneuticsqueer studiesand post-structuralism. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He sketches the work of prominent scholars and theorists: Order by newest oldest recommendations.

He treats not only the study of the history of Western art music—with which musicology is traditionally equated—but also sometimes vexed relations between music history and other fields: Adrian Stevenson added it Jun 04, There, they conclude that “the usual obituary language would not work” [16] and continue:.