Musical Works and Performances: A Philosophical Exploration / Edition 1

Musical Works and Performances: A Philosophical Exploration / Edition 1

by Stephen Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199274118

ISBN-13: 9780199274116

Pub. Date: 09/30/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

What are musical works? Are they discovered or created? Can recordings substitute faithfully for live performances? This book considers these and other intriguing questions. It first outlines the nature of musical works, their relation to performances, and their notational specification; it then considers authenticity in performance, musical traditions, and

Overview

What are musical works? Are they discovered or created? Can recordings substitute faithfully for live performances? This book considers these and other intriguing questions. It first outlines the nature of musical works, their relation to performances, and their notational specification; it then considers authenticity in performance, musical traditions, and recordings. Comprehensive and original, the volume discusses many kinds of music, applying its conclusions to issues as diverse as the authentic performance movement, the cultural integrity of ethnic music, and the implications of the dominance of recorded over live music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199274116
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part One
Introduction to Part 1
1. Musical Works
2. Elements of Musical Works
33. Notations
4. Performances
Part Two
Introduction to Part Two
5. Authenticity in Western Classical Music
6. Authenticity and non-Western Music
7. Recordings
Bibliography
Discography

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