Musical Life in a Changing Society / Edition 2

Musical Life in a Changing Society / Edition 2

by Kurt Blaukopf
     
 

AmadeusThe sociology of music is a young discipline, and this book addresses the seminal issues, explaining the role musical activity plays in our social and cultural life. It also contains practical aspects in how music is structured and tonal material is used.See more details below

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AmadeusThe sociology of music is a young discipline, and this book addresses the seminal issues, explaining the role musical activity plays in our social and cultural life. It also contains practical aspects in how music is structured and tonal material is used.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780931340550
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Ch. 1Goals of the Sociology of Music1
Ch. 2The Search for the Origins of Music7
Ch. 3The Beginnings of Sociology19
Ch. 4A Conception of the Sociology of Art: Taine28
Ch. 5History and Society as Reflected in Musicological Thinking31
Ch. 6Acoustics, Sociology, and Ethnology37
Ch. 7Art and the Materialistic View of History47
Ch. 8Technical Considerations of Musical Activity56
Ch. 9The Work of Art: Project and Factor of Social Activity64
Ch. 10The Problem of the Sociology of Art in Marx71
Ch. 11Economics, Leisure, and Lifestyle76
Ch. 12Georg Simmel's Contribution to the Sociology of Music86
Ch. 13Combarieu and French Sociology92
Ch. 14Musical Analysis and Sociology99
Ch. 15Music in the Sociology of Max Weber111
Ch. 16The Transition to the Perception of Chordal Harmony125
Ch. 17Artistic Intent as a Sociological Concept138
Ch. 18Christianity and Desensualization144
Ch. 19Mutations of Musical Behavior156
Ch. 20Mutations Through Technical Media171
Ch. 21Architecture and Music178
Ch. 22Acoustic Environment186
Ch. 23Audience Research193
Ch. 24Cultural Lag201
Ch. 25The Economic Dilemma of the Performing Arts205
Ch. 26Theodor W. Adorno212
Ch. 27Ideological Harmonization219
Ch. 28New Tasks for the Sociology of Music227
Ch. 29The Mediamorphosis of Music as Global Phenomenon247
Bibliographies for the Sociology of Music271
Bibliography273
Index305

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