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Contents Intellectual History and Artistic Production: The Case of Richard Strauss Part I. The Private Intellectual Context of Strauss's Early Career 1. "The Conversion": Strauss and Wagnerism 2. Music and the "Denial of the Will": Schopenhauer in Strauss's Life and Work 3. Strauss's Nietzsche 4. Goethe and the Development of Strauss's Mature Worldview Part II. Orchestral Composition as Philosophical Critique 5. The First Cycle of Tone Poems: Genesis of a Critical Musical Technique 6. Eulenspiegel, Zarathustra, Quixote, Strauss: Crystallization of a Persona 7. Absolute Music, Twentieth-Century Aesthetics, and the Symphonies of Richard Strauss Notes Works Cited Index
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Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Orchestra music.
Orchestral music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Germany -- 20th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.