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The aesthetics of music
|LC Classifications||ML 3845 S3975 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 530 p. :|
|Number of Pages||530|
The choice of music as the privileged aesthetic object enables Rousseau to gain insight into the role of the aesthetic realm in relation to the social and political body in ways often associated with later thinkers. This introduction to the aesthetics and sociology of music of the German philosopher and music theorist T. W. Adorno is the only book to deal comprehensively with this Author: Max Paddison.
Books The Aesthetics of Music by Roger Scruton Jane O’Grady describes the musical mysticism of Roger Scruton.. Under the Stalinist regime, the last movements of Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony were often reversed in order to bring the work to a triumphal, rather than despairing, conclusion. Music aesthetics involves defining the properties of music that make it so special and magical. Music is man-made, but it can have so much beauty it seems sublime. Plato and other ancients wrestled with the idea of musical aesthetics and wondered what made one composition more beautiful than another.
'Pataphysical/affect theory + deleuze and guattarian, particularly 1k plateaus/bataille's non-systematic look at experimental music and the "aesthetics of failure". Priest takes on an explicit Bataillean/pataphysical outlook from the very first words stating that failure is pointless, which would imply the book, if successful, won't be anything /5. The aesthetics of music. [Roger Scruton] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Roger Scruton. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number:
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Roger Scruton is a leading authority on aestheics, and has also published books on others aspects of philosophy, politics, literature, architecture, and modern culture.
Currently a freelance writer and composer, he was previously a Professor of Philosophy at Boston by: Sir Roger Scruton was a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy, aesthetics and politics. He was a fellow of the British Academy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.4/5.
In this stimulating volume, Roger Scruton offers a comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy. The study begins with the metaphysics of sound. The Aesthetics of Music - Roger Scruton - Google Books.
Now available in paperback, this is perhaps the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject which is properly illustrated with music examples.
The book starts from the metaphysics ofsound, distinguishes sound from tone, analyses rhythm, melody, and harmony, and develops a novel account of music 2/5(2). Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that remains as close to 'the music' as possible.
Aesthetics and Music makes an eloquent case for a humanistic, democratic and genuinely aesthetic conception of music and musical understanding. Anyone interested in what contemporary philosophy has to say about music as an art form will find this thought-provoking and highly enjoyable book Cited by: Musicological Perspectives.
Author: Stephen Downes; Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Music Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Aesthetics of Music: Musicological Approaches is an anthology of fourteen essays, each addressing a single key concept or pair of terms in the aesthetics of music, collectively serving as an authoritative work on musical aesthetics that.
Aesthetics of Music OUP () What is music, what is its value, and what does it mean. In this stimulating volume, Roger Scruton offers a comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy.
One of the joys of reading about aesthetics, in particular as the field applies to music, is that there is such a variance of thought about what is beautiful. For all three of the authors included in this collection, beauty is not solely defined by consonance and dissonance/5.
"Aesthetics of the Cool" is a collection of essays that Robert Farris Thompson wrote over a career that has spanned more than fifty years. Some of the articles came out in the popular press and others in academic journals/5(11).
Taking on various fashionable theories in the philosophy and theory of music, he presents a compelling case for the moral significance of music, its place in our culture, and the need for taste and discrimination in performing and listening to it.
This book is aptly described on its cover as “the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject to be extensively illustrated with musical examples.” But what exactly is the “aesthetics of music” as a field of study.
"The Aesthetics of Rock" was considered for years as some sort of prank; I once had a rubbishy hack book called "Atrocities of Rock & Roll", or something, which Cited by: This item: On the Musically Beautiful: a Contribution Towards the Revision of the Aesthetics of Music (Hackett by Eduard Hanslick Paperback $ Only 8 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by by: The Aesthetics of Music explains and criticizes many fashionable theories in the philosophy and theory of music, and mounts a case for the moral significance of music, its place in our culture, and the need for taste and discrimination in both performer and listener.
The various schools of musical analysis are subjected to a critical examination, and recent criticism of tonality, as the foundation of musical order, /5(11).
By engaging with a variety of aesthetic practices, including Beethoven's symphonies and string quartets, Wagner's music dramas, Richard Strauss's Elektra, the twentieth-century avant-garde, Jamaican soundsystem culture, and punk and contemporary noise, this book demonstrates the aesthetic relevance of reification as well as the concept's.
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by Andy Hamilton. Paperback $ The Aesthetics of Music is a stimulating and provocative book.' Piers Spencer, Music Education `This is a book centrally concerned with the nature of our musical responses, with exactly when and how 'sound' is transformed into 'tone.' /5(13).
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The Aesthetics of Music explains and criticizes many fashionable theories in the philosophy and theory of music, and mounts a case for the moral significance of music, its place in our culture, and the need for taste and discrimination in both performer and listener.
Roger Scruton is a leading authority on aesthetics, but has also published 4/5(66).Attempts to give a complete account of music: its nature, meaning, and value.
The book begins from an examination of sound, distinguishes sound from tone, and identifies tones as intentional (but not material) objects.
Musical understanding is based in a form of imaginative perception, in which metaphors of space, weight, effort, and movement play an organising role.