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339 Italic page numbers refer to figures and musical examples. Songs are listed by title. INDEX abjection, 14, 167, 169–70, 169, 269n3, 303n5 acousmatic, 13, 58; listening, 95, 125–26, 129, 156; and music, 103, 106; sound/sight relation, 95 Adorno, Theodor W., 18, 26, 45, 54–55, 68, 72, 185, 191–92, 239–40, 314n24; acoustic interference and transparency in recording , 133–34, 136; American indifference to nature, 201; art beauty/natural beauty, 15, 199–200, 238, 308n5; art and truth, 308n5; and constellation, 316n39; and dream, 17, 176, 241–44; and force field, 316n40; on “hear-stripe” (acoustic interference), 297n63; and hope, 205; on kitsch, 166, 320n25 —on Mahler, 244–46; and compassion, 320n25, 320n27; as progressive, 319n21; and suffering, 320n24,27; and utopia, 320n26 —on music and natural beauty, 313n23; nature/ culture dialectic, 192, 202–4, 309n24; opera, 241–44; opera house interior, 89; opera on long-playing records, 163–64; phonograph as bourgeois furniture, 132 141; preserving music on records, 134; subject/object reconciliation, 199, 203; truth content (Wahrheitsgehalt), 15, 186, 218, 238, 243 —works: Aesthetic Theory, 15, 192, 238, 308nn5,7, 310n36, 319n21; Dialectic of Enlightenment, 191, 309n24; Minima Moralia: Reflections on Damaged Life, “Paysage,” 201, 309n22 Adrianapolis, battle of, 2 advertising, semiotics of, 300n96. See also under Edison Company; Victor Company Advice to Girls about to Marry (print), 156, 158 aesthetics, 17, 51, 62, 128, 149, 192, 242; and cinema, 7, 72, 212–13, 215, 226, 229, 238, 310, 313n17; and Futurism, 307n50; and modernity, 2, 16, 320n31; and music, 122, 162, 176, 195, 213, 248 (see also aesthetics: and opera); and natural beauty, 179; and nature, 68, 195, 201, 203–4, 309n20; and 340 • I N D E X scenery, 277n38; and women 278n48. See also art beauty; natural beauty Beethoven, Ludwig van, 239, 244; Emperor Concerto, 69, 69; Fidelio, 242–43; Fifth Symphony, 246; Minuet in G, 238, 263 Beijing, Forbidden City, 184 Belasco, David, 24, 26, 31, 33–43, 49; ambivalence toward modernity, 26; changing attitude toward music in his plays, 275n29; and lighting, 11; Madame Butterfly, 21; and melodrama, 11; naturalism, 11; olfactory effects in plays, 33. See also The Girl of the Golden West (novel); The Girl of the Golden West (play) Belle Époque, 84 Bellini, Vincenzo, 60; and camp, 288n37; I puritani, 60, 64, 70, 70, 72. See also Fitzcarraldo (Herzog) Benjamin, Walter, 48, 133, 166; and constellation , 316n39; and hope, 238 Bennett, Henry Hamilton, 209, 311n1 Béraud, Jean: Altercation in the Corridor of the Opera (The Slap), 88–89, 89; The Box by the Stalls, 84, 85; The Subscribers (An Elegant Couple Entering a Box at the Paris Opera), 81–84, 88, 81 Berg, Alban, 178, 306n43 Bergman, Ingmar, 319n5 Bergson, Henri, 119 Berio, Luciano: Turandot, new ending, 15, 184–87, 186–87 Bernhardt, Sarah, 59–61, 59, 283n8; dramatic roles and films of, 283–84n8; and lip-syncing and miming, 59, 61; and transvestism, 60; Oscar Wilde’s Salomé, written for, 284n13 bi-acoustic RCA recordings and overdubbing, 114 Bierstadt, Albert, 23–24, 40; Among the Sierra Nevada, California, 23–24, 24; Cathedral Forest, 23–24, 25 Bingham, Walter Van Dyck, 149, 152, 301n104, 302n109; and mood research, 155–56 bird concert, 16, 194–95, 195 birdsong, 194–95, 310n29 bison, 219–20, 228, 261 Bizet, Georges. See Les pêcheurs de perles Blazing Saddles, 313n18 aesthetics (continued) nature/culture dialectic, 15–16, 192, 199, 238; and opera, 12–13, 62, 67, 77, 79, 83, 95, 102, 176–78, 243–44; and sensing, 163, 178; and sound recording, 133–34, 136, 149, 151; and time, 71; and truth content, 15. See also beauty Agee, James: on music and nature, 308n6 Alda, Frances, 284n8 Alfano, Franco: ending for Turandot, 184–86, 184 “Alice Blue” (song), 150, 301n102 allegory, 2–3, 11, 37, 39–40, 48, 54, 159–60, 183, 216, 220–21, 225–26, 228–30, 238, 254 Almendros, Nestor, 313n19 Amarillo Dispatch (newspaper), 227 Amato, Pasquale, 43, 103 American River, 22 American West, 10–11, 16–17, 21–26, 33, 39–40, 43, 45, 48; and memory and time, 11; as paradise, 11 anxiety, postfrontier, 25 Apocalypse Now (film), 64 Arnout, Jean-Baptiste: Imperial Academy of Music, Theater of the Opéra Garnier, 91, 91 art beauty, 16, 199, 213, 215, 238. See also beauty; natural beauty Attali, Jacques, 72 Bach, Johann Sebastian, 155, 255 Badà, Angelo, 287n32 Balázs, Béla, 179, 220, 226, 316nn37,38 Barrière, Théodore, 16 Bartók...


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  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
  • Modernism (Music) -- History -- 20th century.
  • Opera -- Social aspects.
  • Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
  • Sound recordings -- Social aspects.
  • Nature in music.
  • Nature in motion pictures.
  • Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Fanciulla del West.
  • Fitzcarraldo (Motion picture).
  • Days of heaven (Motion picture).
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