School of music
Thinking Aloud
Richard Leppert: How Human Character Changed in 1910--Opera, Film, the Phonograph
In this installment of "Thinking Aloud," guest host Mark Burns interviews Dr. Richard Leppert about his new book "Aesthetic Technologies of Modernity, Subjectivity and Nature: Opera, Orchestra, Phonograph, Film." In the conversation, Leppert ranges over several different art forms to explain how sometime around 1910, humanity's relationship with nature began to undergo a fundamental change--changing humanity itself in the process. â€”Original airdate: 1/6/2016

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