Introduction to a Philosophy of Music / Edition 1

Introduction to a Philosophy of Music / Edition 1

by Peter Kivy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198250487

ISBN-13: 9780198250487

Pub. Date: 08/29/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Philosophy of music has flourished in the last thirty years, with great advances made in the understanding of the nature of music and its aesthetics. Peter Kivy has been at the center of this flourishing, and now offers his personal introduction to philosophy of music, a clear and lively explanation of how he sees the most important and interesting philosophical

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Philosophy of music has flourished in the last thirty years, with great advances made in the understanding of the nature of music and its aesthetics. Peter Kivy has been at the center of this flourishing, and now offers his personal introduction to philosophy of music, a clear and lively explanation of how he sees the most important and interesting philosophical issues relating to music. Anyone interested in music will find this a stimulating introduction to some fascinating questions and ideas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198250487
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/29/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,419,491
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Philosophy of...
2. A Little History
3. Emotions in the Music
4. A Little More History
5. Formalism
6. Enhanced Formalism
7. The Emotions in You
8. Foes of Formalism
9. First the Words: Then the Music
10. Words without Songs
11. The Work
12. And the Performance Thereof
13. Why Should you Listen?
Readings and References, Index

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