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One of the leading musicologists of his generation, his book Contemplating Music: Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.

This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat Meyer, Heinrich Schenker, Milton Babbit, and many others.

Meyer, Heinrich Schenker, Miltion Babbit, and many others. Grunde Waag rated it liked it Sep 05, Kerman became a full professor in and was chairman of the music department from to Inhe gained a doctorate at Princeton University, New Jersey, with a study of the Elizabethan madrigal, supervised by Oliver Strunk.

If you or any of your relatives or friends have issues talked about I am very sorry. BookDB marked it as to-read Oct 30, The university, for its part, was aggrieved to discover that Kerman still retained a post in Berkeley in his absence, though the fact musicolofy Kerman sold his beloved house in Berkeley surely proved he was serious about the move to Oxford.



Kerman served in the U. Challenges to Musicology Joseph Kerman No preview available – In the last forty years musicology has become a flourishing academic discipline and has impressed itself upon every musician and music lover.

Bukofzer, professor on the Berkeley music faculty from until his premature death in musiclogy, was another important influence on him.

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His nonsense books, mo …. You may really enjoy the topic. 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.

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Music books Music Education Higher education obituaries. In addition to obituaries which appeared in the days following his death, two of his former associates in the field of musicology, Professors Roger Parker and Carolyn Abbatepublished some additional comments about working with Kerman in the obituary which they wrote for the British magazine, Opera.

Contemplating Music — Joseph Kerman | Harvard University Press

Rajabu Mohamed added it Jan 09, kerjan Lists with This Book. Even though he retired in after 43 years on the UC Berkeley faculty, he remained active in musicological circles for many years thereafter. He constantly challenged conventional musicological assumptions across his more than half-century career in an attempt to stimulate more profound academic discussion about music in the discipline.


Loading comments… Trouble loading? Among his honours were an honorary fellowship of the Royal Academy of Music and a fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences It was in response to “a need to address the technical minutiae of music” — and also, one senses, to escape from the shadow of that book — that Kerman returned to Elizabethan music, producing a study of Byrd’s Latin-text music whose tone was, as he put it, “descriptive, objective and measured”.

Challenges to Musicologywhich argued that the intellectual isolation of musical theorists and musicologists and their excessively positivistic approach had hampered the development of serious musical criticism.

In he published Contemplating Music: Rkq added it Jan 24, Other editions – View all Contemplating Music: Navy after his graduation and upon his discharge from the service married Vivian Shaviro on September 14, Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests.

Inhe was appointed Heather Professor of Music at Oxford Universitya post he held untilwhen he returned to Berkeley and again became chairman of the music department from until his retirement in