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Joseph Kerman obituary

In he published Contemplating Music: Joseph Kerman held many honors among his most cherished being tapped to give the Faculty Research Lecture at UC Berkeley, the highest peer accolade for a Berkeley scholar. In Kerman’s eyes, this application of analysis marked a failure of critical judgment. Kermann, his teaching career flourished. With this book, Joesph Kerman establishes the place of music study firmly in Lists with This Book.

Sapphire Ng marked it as to-read Feb 16, Contemplating Music is filled with wisdom and trenchant commentary. With this book, Joseph Kerman establishes the place of music study firmly in the mainstream of modern intellectual history.

Kerman served in the U. For him, writing about music was a humane discipline along the lines of literary criticism, and he deplored the tendency he noted towards arcane jargon and “scientism” in musicology. With his wife, Vivian Kerman, he wrote the widely used textbook, Listen[7] first published in and now in its 7th edition co-authored by Gary Tomlinson.

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With this book, Joesph Kerman establishes the place of music study firmly in the mainstream of modern intellectual history. Joe and Vivian designed and built an extraordinary and gracious garden, which they loved, and kept a home that welcomed and pampered all.

MusicllogyKerman moved back to Berkeley, where he remained until his retirement in I only rated this on my interests. He constantly challenged conventional musicological assumptions across his more than half-century career in an attempt to stimulate more profound academic discussion about music in the discipline. Music books Music Education Higher education obituaries.

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Contemplating Music: Challenges to Musicology – Joseph Kerman – Google Books

The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Musicolkgy Short pages 6 x 9 inches North America only. One of the leading musicologists of his generation, his book Contemplating Music: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again.


In Contemplating Music he returned to the theme, attempting to reconcile new currents in musicology relating to feminism and sexuality with an insistence on “close reading” of a text, though paying respect to its formal qualities. Rajabu Mohamed added it Jan kermann, In addition to obituaries which appeared in the days following his death, two of his former associates in the field of musicology, Professors Roger Parker and Carolyn Abbatepublished some additional comments about working with Kerman in the ierman which they wrote for the British magazine, Opera.

Open Preview See a Problem? Gabriel marked it as to-read Nov 28, Account Options Sign in. Joseph Kerman”, Opera LondonJune From to Kerman held the Charles Eliot Norton Memorial Chair at Harvard Universitywhere he gave a series of public lectures on the importance of approaching musical kegman and performances via a ” close reading ” similar to that used in literary studies, a theme that was central to many of his writings.