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Author Babich, Babette E., 1956-

Title The Hallelujah effect : philosophical reflections on music, performance practice, and technology / Babette Babich
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 307 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Ashgate popular and folk music series
Ashgate popular and folk music series.
Contents 1. The Hallelujah effect, Cohen's secret song, and the music industry -- 2. Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah and the other Hallelujahs : from Handel's Hallelujah chorus to the Hallel psalms -- 3. On male desire and music : misogyny, love, and the beauty of men -- 4. "Covering" Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah : music makes the song from John Cale to k.d. lang -- 5. "You don't really care for music, do ya?" -- 6. Performance practice and the Hallelujah effect -- 7. Adorno's phenomenology : radio physiognomy and music -- 8. Mousiké techné -- 9. The spirit of music in The birth of tragedy : Nietzsche's phenomenological investigations of music and word -- 10. Nietzsche and Beethoven : on the "becoming-human of dissonance."
Notes "First published 2013 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016. Hallelujah.
Hallelujah (Cohen, Leonard)
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317029564 (electronic bk.)