By Walter Frisch, Kevin C. Karnes
In view that its first e-book in 1990, Brahms and His international has turn into a key textual content for listeners, performers, and students drawn to the lifestyles, paintings, and instances of 1 of the 19th century's such a lot celebrated composers. during this considerably revised and enlarged variation, the editors stay with regards to the imaginative and prescient in the back of the unique booklet whereas updating its contents to mirror new views on Brahms that experience constructed during the last 20 years. To this finish, the unique essays through top specialists are retained and revised, and supplemented through contributions from a brand new iteration of Brahms students. jointly, they think about such issues as Brahms's dating with Clara and Robert Schumann, his musical interactions with the "New German institution" of Wagner and Liszt, his impression upon Arnold Schoenberg and different younger composers, his method of acting his personal track, and his effective interactions with visible artists. The essays are complemented by way of a brand new choice of feedback and analyses of Brahms's works released by way of the composer's contemporaries, documenting the ways that Brahms's song used to be understood through 19th- and early twentieth-century audiences in Europe and North the USA. a brand new number of memoirs by way of Brahms's neighbors, scholars, and early admirers presents intimate glimpses into the composer's operating tools and character. And a catalog of the track, literature, and visible arts devoted to Brahms files the breadth of effect exerted via the composer upon his contemporaries.
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34 Mach opened up the radical possibility that scientific fact, as such, derives from the frame of reference of the perceiver, from the act of sensation. He did so by also denying the existence of a metaphysical ego, the “I,” and therefore ending up with a monistic standpoint. The appeal to nature as an external physical phenomenon was undercut. The perception of form and time duration, therefore, required an analysis quite different from that of Helmholtz: an analysis of how we mentally construct a sense of time.
Lange-Eichbaum, Genie, Irrsinn und Ruhm: Eine Pathographie des Genies, ed. W. Kurth (Munich, 1961). 6. Robert Haven Schauffler, The Unknown Brahms: His Life, Character, Works (New York, 1933), 156. 7. Eduard Hitschmann, “Johannes Brahms and Women” (1949), repr. in Great Men: Psychoanalytic Studies, ed. Sydney Margolin (New York, 1956), 200. • 39 • Notes to JOHANNES BRAHMS, SOLITARY ALTRUIST 8. Karl Geiringer, “Brahms the Ambivalent,” American Brahms Society Newsletter 1/2 (1983): 5–6. Repr. in Geirlinger, On Brahms and His Circle: Essays and Documentary Studies, ed.
Here was someone who habitually kept his feelings to himself, and he deliberately destroyed many manuscripts and other personal documents that might have revealed how his mind functioned. For the clinician, such behavior can be frustrating as well as tantalizing. Does Brahms’s reserve indicate the desire to hide something? Or was this a way of trying to get people more interested in him? My impression is that despite his efforts at anonymity, Brahms wanted to be understood. He seems to have suffered greatly at times, and he probably had a number of depressive episodes.