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.
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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.
|Birth:||11th September, 1825|
|Death:||6th August, 1904|
|Profession:||Critic, Professor, Writer|
Eduard Hanslick was born in Prague, Czech Republic. He was a Austrian music critic and writer. He studied philosophy and law in Prague, received his doctorate from the University of Vienna in 1849, and taught there from 1856, becoming a regular professor in 1870. An excellent pianist, Hanslick served as a juror at various exhibitions of musical instruments, and, for his accomplishments in advancing the prestige of Austrian instrument makers, he was honoured by the Austrian government. Hanslick’s best known book, Vom musikalisch-Schönen, has been published in many editions and translations.
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