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Bekker, Paul 1882-1937

Overview
Works: 186 works in 674 publications in 8 languages and 7,346 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Orchestral music  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: ML1200.B4, 780.9
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Most widely held works by Paul Bekker
The orchestra by Paul Bekker( Book )

16 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven by Paul Bekker( Book )

97 editions published between 1811 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of music; an historical sketch of the changes in musical form by Paul Bekker( Book )

49 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung In Paul Bekkers ""Musikgeschichte"" verdichten sich die in seinen unmittelbar vorangehenden Schriften entwickelten Teilaspekte zu einer musikgeschichtlichen Gesamtschau, in die auch die Musik seiner Gegenwart integriert ist. Bekker ging es nicht um die Entfaltung musikgeschichtlichen Faktenreichtums, sondern sein Anliegen war es, dem Laien vorzuführen, ""wie wir Musikgeschichte überhaupt zu sehen und zu begreifen haben"", und so die ""innere Gesetzlichkeit der geschichtlichen Erscheinung begreiflich zu machen."" Ausdrücklich setzte er sich von der ""darwinistischen"" Vorstell
Richard Wagner: his life in his work by Paul Bekker( Book )

33 editions published between 1924 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing opera by Paul Bekker( Book )

23 editions published between 1934 and 1983 in German and English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustav Mahlers Sinfonien by Paul Bekker( Book )

29 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das deutsche Musikleben by Paul Bekker( Book )

30 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in German and Japanese and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Paul Bekker (1882-1937) war zwischen 1910 und 1925 der einflussreichste deutschsprachige Musikpublizist. Bereits seinerzeit erschlossen sich die sprachliche Brillanz seiner Texte, die Plastizität und Unkonventionalität seiner Thesen einen Leserkreis, der weit über das engere musikalische Fachpublikum hinausging. Innerhalb der Musikkultur der Weimarer Republik stellte Bekker eine zentrale Figur dar. Nach seiner Entlassung als Intendant des Wiesbadener Staatstheaters aufgrund seiner jüdischen Herkunft im Jahre 1933 emigrierte er in die USA. Er starb am 7. März 1937 i
Die Sinfonie von Beethoven bis Mahler by Paul Bekker( Book )

16 editions published between 1918 and 1922 in German and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neue Musik by Paul Bekker( Book )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung ""Die Sonate ist kein Schema, sie ist ein Kunstbegriff, an dessen Feststellung Generationen gearbeitet, ein Formproblem, für das Unzählige immer neue Lösungen gefunden haben und das doch in seiner Grundidee jenseits aller Problematik steht als Erzeugnis einer ganz bestimmten Kunstanschauung.""--So klarsichtig und nachvollziehbar argumentiert Paul Bekker in seiner 1919 erschienenen Schrift ""Neue Musik"". Als Aufgabe der Neuen Musik sieht er ""die Erneuerung unseres melodischen Empfindens"" an, ""eines melodischen Empfindens freilich, das nicht nur nach anderen Ton
Kritische zeitbilder by Paul Bekker( Book )

8 editions published in 1921 in German and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organische und mechanische Musik by Paul Bekker( Book )

8 editions published in 1928 in German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Liszt by Paul Bekker( Book )

12 editions published between 1912 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefe an zeitgenössische Musiker by Paul Bekker( Book )

7 editions published in 1932 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Orchester : Geschichte, Komponisten, Stile by Paul Bekker( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Schreker; studie zur kritik der modernen oper by Paul Bekker( Book )

9 editions published between 1919 and 1921 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von den Naturreichen des Klanges : Grundriss einer Phänomenologie der Musik by Paul Bekker( Book )

7 editions published in 1925 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Offenbach by Paul Bekker( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Schreker : Studie zur Kritik der modernen Oper (1918) by Paul Bekker( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Musikdrama der Gegenwart : Studien und Charakteristiken by Paul Bekker( Book )

11 editions published in 1909 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Operntheater by Paul Bekker( Book )

6 editions published in 1931 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The orchestra
Alternative Names
Beker, Paul 1882-1937

Bekker, Max Paul Eugen.

Bekker, Max Paul Eugen 1882-1937

Bekker, Paul

Paul Bekker 20th century German music critic

Paul Bekker Duits dirigent (1882-1937)

Paul Bekker német zenekritikus, 1882-1937

Беккер, Пауль

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The story of music; an historical sketch of the changes in musical form