[PDF] ↠ The Aesthetics of Music Author Roger Scruton – Pccare247.us

The Aesthetics of Music 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 The Study Begins With The Metaphysics Of Sound Scruton 7istinguishes Sound From Tone Analyzes Rhythm, Melody, And Harmony And Explores The Various Dimensions Of Musical Organization And Musical Meaning 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 Laying Down Principles For Musical Analysis And Criticism, This Bold Work Concludes With A Theory Of Culture And A Devastating Demolition Of Modern Popular Music A Provocative New Study The Guardian

[PDF] ↠ The Aesthetics of Music  Author Roger Scruton – Pccare247.us
  • Paperback
  • 550 pages
  • The Aesthetics of Music
  • Roger Scruton
  • English
  • 09 August 2017
  • 019816727X

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  1. says:

    This is a very solid work of Philosophy, by our greatest living philosopher, Roger Scruton This is a very detailed work that journeys through topics such as imagination and metaphor expression language understanding tonality form content Analysis and performance and culture.It s rigou...


  2. says:

    Originally published on my blog here in June 1998.An academic survey of the philosophy of the aesthetics of music must cast its net quite wide To try to understand the effects that music has on us, and how we distinguish music which has aesthetic effects from sound which does not The subject, comprehensively surveyed by Roger Scruton, takes in psychology, musicology as well as general aesthetics and philosophy.A basic knowledge of philosophy and of music is required, though not to such an exte Originally published on my blog here in June 1998.An academic survey of the philosophy of the aesthetics of music must cast its net quite wide To try to understand the effects that music has on us, and how we distinguish music which has aesthetic effects from sound which does not The subject, comprehensively surveyed...


  3. says:

    The central contention of this book is that music is perceived as a succession of tones in a phenomenal space, and that listener must engage in an imaginative act of sympathy to receive the expressive implications of this succssion of tones This act of sympathy is of the highest importance, not only in terms of aesthetics, but also in living ...


  4. says:

    Finely finished with this really heavy volume with a kind of mixed feelings after a pretty fussy and unnecesarilly excessive first chapters dealing with purely philosophical questions without much of definite answers he proceeds with quite brilliant and lucid thoughts on musical content and analysis perhaps a slight disappointment, but definitely like Scruton s sharp wit with which he critizes most of the prevailing academic theories at the same time questioning mass culture and its co Finely finished with this really heavy volume with a kind of mixed feelings after a pretty fussy and unnecesarilly excessive first chapters dealing with purely philosophical questions without much of definite answers he proc...


  5. says:

    Great insights into why we enjoy music A big Book with big ideas.

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