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By Pascal Quignard,Matthew Amos,Fredrik Rönnbäck

ISBN-10: 0300211384

ISBN-13: 9780300211382

Throughout Pascal Quignard’s amazing literary profession, song has been a ordinary obsession. As a musician he prepared the overseas competition of Baroque Opera and Theatre at Versailles within the early Nineteen Nineties, and therefore was once instrumental within the rediscovery of a lot forgotten classical track. but in 1994 he all at once renounced all musical actions. The Hatred of Music is Quignard’s masterful exploration of the facility of song and what heritage unearths in regards to the risks it poses.
From prehistoric chants to not easy modern compositions, Quignard displays on track of every kind and eras. He attracts on immense cultural knowledge—the Bible, Greek mythology, early smooth heritage, sleek philosophy, the Holocaust, and more—to boost ten obtainable treatises on tune. In each one of those small masterpieces the writer exposes music’s power to govern, to mesmerize, to cultivate. specifically nerve-racking is his scrutiny of the function tune performed within the focus camps of Nazi Germany. Quignard’s provocative e-book takes on specific relevance this day, as we discover ourselves surrounded by way of tune as by no means ahead of in history.

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