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1. What is at stake if the wrong kind of music is allowed to take part in serious concerts? What are the consequences feared by 19 th century critics? If distance from opera bounded the concert in relation to older high culture, the new predominance of instrumental music brought with it threats of its own, in the form of the potentially damaging associations of instrumental music with popular dance. From an overwhelming preponderance of common music, cultivated musicians could fear that their security required protection. 2. What are some specific genres considered dangerous and what threats to they pose? How does the review of Liszt engage with these problems? The first is serious vocal music. Forkel saw serious vocal music as the most appropriate, since those exceptional instrumental works that offered more to the truly knowledgeable than mere pleasing sounds were beyond the ability of the amateur listener to grasp. And the second is
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course ECON 1 taught by Professor 1 during the Spring '12 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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