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Durham University



Professor Max Paddison - all publications

Authored book

  • Paddison, Max. (1996). Adorno, Modernism and Mass Culture: Essays on Critical Theory and Music. London: Kahn & Averill.
  • Paddison, Max. (1993). Adorno's Aesthetics of Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Edited book

Chapter in book

  • Paddison, Max (2011). Art and the Ideology of Nature: Sibelius, Hamsun, Adorno. In Jean Sibelius and his World. Grimley, Daniel M. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 173-185.
  • Paddison, Max (2010). Adorno and Exile: Some Thoughts on Displacement and What it Means to be German. In Music and Displacement: Diasporas, Mobilities, and Dislocations in Europe and Beyond. Levi, Erik & Scheding, Florian Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press. 10: 135-153.
  • Paddison, Max (2009). Reading History in the Ruins of Nature: Images of Truth, Mortality and Reconciliation in Adorno's Schubert Interpretation. In Expression, truth and authenticity on Adorno's theory of music and musical performance. de Carvalho, Mario Vieira, Duarte, Rodrigo, Paddison, Max, Kolleritsch, Otto, Dierks, Sonja, Boleo, Pedro, Lopes, Jose Julio, Vargas, António Pinho, Olive, Jean-Paul, Riberiro, Paula, Wesche, Tilo, de Castro, Paulo Ferreira, Martingo, Ângelo & Hullot-Kentor. Robert Calibri. 41-58.
  • Paddison, Max (2008). 'Centres and Margins: Shifting Grounds in the Conceptualization of Modernism'. In Rethinking Musical Modernism. Despic, Dejan & Milin, Melita Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU). 65-81.
  • Paddison, Max (2007). 'Performance, Analysis, and the Silent Work: The Problem of Critical Self-Reflexion in Adorno's Theory of Musical Reproduction'. In Musikalische Analyse und Kritische Theorie: Zu Adornos Philosophie der Musik. Nowak, Adolf & Fahlbusch, Markus Tutzing: Verlag Schneider. 33: 221-245.
  • Paddison, Max. (2007). ‘Die vermittelte Unmittelbarkeit der Musik: Zum Vermittlungsbegriff in der Adornoschen Musikästhetik’. In Musikalischer Sinn: Beiträge zu einer Philosophie der Musik. Becker, Alexander. & Vogel, Matthias. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag. 175-236.
  • Paddison, Max. (2004). 'Authenticity and Failure in Adorno's Aesthetics of Music'. In The Cambridge Companion to Adorno. Huhn, Tom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 198-221.
  • Paddison, Max. (2004). ‘Nature and the Sublime: The Politics of Order and Disorder in Twentieth-Century Music’. In Order and Disorder: Music-Theoretical Strategies in Twentieth-Century Music. Leuven: Leuven University Press. (Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute, Vol.4): 107-136.
  • Dunsby, J., Straus, Joseph N., Knockaert, Y., Paddison, Max. & Boehmer, K. (2004). Order and Disorder: Music-Theoretical Strategies in Twentieth-Century Music. In Leuven: Leuven University Press. 107-136.
  • Paddison, Max. (2003). 'Stravinsky as devil: Adorno's three critiques'. In The Cambridge Companion to Stravinsky. Cross, Jonathan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 192-202 + 305-306.
  • Paddison, Max. (2002). 'Music as Ideal: the Aesthetics of Autonomy'. In The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music. Samson, Jim. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 318-342.
  • Paddison, Max. (2002). 'The sociology of music'. In The Oxford Companion to Music. Latham, Alison. London: Oxford University Press. 1167-1169.
  • Paddison, Max. (2001). 'Immanent Critique or Musical Stocktaking? Adorno and the Problem of Musical Analysis'. In Adorno: A Critical Reader. Gibson, N. & Rubin, A. Oxford: Blackwell. 209-233.
  • Paddison, Max. (2001). 'Perspectives critiques sur la musique et les relations sociales: vers une theorie de la mediation'. In Musique contemporaine: perspectives theoriques et philosophiques. Deliege, Irene. & Paddison, Max. Sprimont: Mardaga. 293-301.
  • Paddison, Max. (2001). 'Postmodernisme et la survie de l'avant-garde'. In Musique contemporaine: perspectives theoriques et philosophiques. Deliege, Irene. & Paddison, Max. Sprimont: Mardaga. 249-266.
  • Paddison, Max. (2000). 'T.W. Adorno', 'Frank Zappa', 'Lou Reed', 'The Velvet Underground', 'Expression after 1800'. In The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Sadie, S. & Tyrrell, J. London: Macmillan.
  • Paddison, Max. (1998). 'The language-character of music: some motifs in Adorno' rev.ed. In Mit den Ohren denken: Adornos Philosophie der Musik. Klein, Richard. & Mahnkopf, Claus-Steffen. Frankfurt-am-Main: Suhrkamp Verlag. 71-91.
  • Paddison, Max. (1992). 'Adorno'. In The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Sadie, S. London: Macmillan. 25.

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Paddison, Max. (2000). 'The idea of an avant-garde in the context of postmodernity: some problems of definition in contemporary music'. Contemporary Music: Theories and Philosophy, Brussels, ESCOM Publications.

Journal Article