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Idealism and the Aesthetics of Instrumental Music at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
The growing aesthetic prestige of instrumental music in the last decades of the eighteenth century was driven not so much by changes in the musical repertory as by the resurgence of idealism as an aesthetic principle applicable to all the arts. This new outlook, as articulated by such writers as Winckelmann, Moritz, Kant, Schiller, Herder, Fichte, and Schelling, posited the work of art as a reflection of an abstract ideal, rather than as a means by which a beholder could be moved. Throughdoi:10.17615/8kbn-9m49 fatcat:xwxbdibq25foffgg2hkuym2xja