What is Music?: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Music / Edition 1

What is Music?: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Music / Edition 1

by Philip Alperson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0271013184

ISBN-13: 9780271013183

Pub. Date: 12/21/1993

Publisher: Penn State University Press

Contributors to this volume are Philip Alperson, Francis Sparshott, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Edward T. Cone, Peter Kivy, Jenefer Robinson, Joseph Margolis, Arnold Berleant, Morris Grossman, Jerrold Levinson, Stephen Davies, Martin Donougho, Roger Scruton, and Rose Rosengard Subotnik.

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Contributors to this volume are Philip Alperson, Francis Sparshott, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Edward T. Cone, Peter Kivy, Jenefer Robinson, Joseph Margolis, Arnold Berleant, Morris Grossman, Jerrold Levinson, Stephen Davies, Martin Donougho, Roger Scruton, and Rose Rosengard Subotnik.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780271013183
Publisher:
Penn State University Press
Publication date:
12/21/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
IIntroduction: The Philosophy of Music1
IIAesthetics of Music: Limits and Grounds33
IIIThe Work of Making a Work of Music101
IVMusic and Form131
VHow Music Moves147
VIMusic as a Representational Art165
VIIMusic as Philosophy193
VIIIOn the Semiotics of Music211
IXMusical De-Composition239
XPerformance and Obligation255
XISong and Music Drama283
XIIThe Evaluation of Music303
XIIIMusic and History327
XIVMusical Understanding and Musical Culture349
XVThe Challenge of Contemporary Music359
Bibliography397
Notes on Contributors407

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