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Bad vibrations : the history of the idea of music as cause of disease / James Kennaway.

  • Kennaway, James Gordon, 1975-
Date
[2012], ©2012
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2012], ©2012.

Physical description

xii, 213 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Introduction: musical orders and disorders -- From sensibility to pathology: nervous music (1700-1850) -- Modern music and nervous modernity: Wagnerism as a disease of civilization (1850-1914) -- Pathological music, politics and race: Germany and the United States (1900-45) -- Music as mind-control, music as weapon: pathological music since 1945.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    IVH.AA7-9
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ISBN

  • 9781409426424
  • 1409426424