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#1. The course hitherto pursued in musical aesthetics has nearly always been hampered by the false assumption that the object was not so much to inquire into what is beautiful in music as to describe the feelings which music awakens. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#2. Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto gives us for the first time the hideous notion that there can be music that stinks to the ear. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#3. We might as well study the properties of wine by getting drunk. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#4. Grant that the true organ with which the beautiful is apprehended is the imagination, and it follows that all arts are likely to affect the feelings indirectly. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#5. The Prelude to Tristan and Isolde reminds me of the old Italian painting of a martyr whose intestines are slowly unwound from his body on a reel. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#6. You cannot imagine the wild enthusiasm that these two men created in Vienna. Newspapers went into raptures over each new waltz, and innumerable articles appeared about Lanner and Strauss. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#7. An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#8. That the sweetly intoxicating three-four rhythm which took hold of hand & foot, necessarily eclipsed great & serious music & made the audience unfit for any intellectual effort goes without saying. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#9. Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#10. On the one hand it is said that the aim and object of music is to excite emotions, i.e., pleasurable emotions; on the other hand, the emotions are said to be the subject matter which musical works are intended to illustrate. Both propositions are alike in this, that one is as false as the other. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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#11. So long as we refuse to include lottery tickets among the symphonies, or medical bulletins among the overtures, we must refrain from treating the emotions as an aesthetic monopoly of music in general or a certain piece of music in particular. - Author: Eduard Hanslick
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