The Thought Of Music
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📒The Thought Of Music ✍ Lawrence Kramer
✏The Thought of Music Book Summary : What, exactly, is knowledge of music? And what does it tell us about humanistic knowledge in general? The Thought of Music grapples directly with these fundamental questions—questions especially compelling at a time when humanistic knowledge is enmeshed in debates about its character and future. In this third volume in a trilogy on musical understanding that includes Interpreting Music and Expression and Truth, Lawrence Kramer seeks answers in both thought about music and thought in music—thinking in tones. He skillfully assesses musical scholarship in the aftermath of critical musicology and musical hermeneutics and in view of more recent concerns with embodiment, affect, and performance. This authoritative and timely work challenges the prevailing conceptions of every topic it addresses: language, context, and culture; pleasure and performance; and, through music, the foundations of understanding in the humanities. The publisher gratefully acknowledges the Joseph Kerman Endowment of the American Musicological Society, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
📒The Thought In Music An Enquiry Into The Principles Of Musical Rhythm Phrasing And Expression ✍ John Blackwood McEwen
✏The Thought in Music An Enquiry Into the Principles of Musical Rhythm Phrasing and Expression Book Summary : This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
📒Formalized Music ✍ Iannis Xenakis
✏Formalized Music Book Summary : Pendragon Press is proud to offer this new, revised, and expanded edition of Formalized Music, Iannis Xenakis's landmark book of 1971. In addition to three totally new chapters examining recent breakthroughs in music theory, two original computer programs illustrating the actual realization of newly proposed methods of composition, and an appendix of the very latest developments of stochastic synthesis as an invitation to future exploration, Xenakis offers a very critical self-examination of his theoretical propositions and artistic output of the past thirty-five years. This edition of Formalized Music is an essential tool for understanding the man and the thought processes of one of this century's most important and revolutionary musical figures.
📒Music And Musical Thought In Early India ✍ Lewis Rowell
✏Music and Musical Thought in Early India Book Summary : Offering a broad perspective of the philosophy, theory, and aesthetics of early Indian music and musical ideology, this study makes a unique contribution to our knowledge of the ancient foundations of India's musical culture. Lewis Rowell reconstructs the tunings, scales, modes, rhythms, gestures, formal patterns, and genres of Indian music from Vedic times to the thirteenth century, presenting not so much a history as a thematic analysis and interpretation of India's magnificent musical heritage. In Indian culture, music forms an integral part of a broad framework of ideas that includes philosophy, cosmology, religion, literature, and science. Rowell works with the known theoretical treatises and the oral tradition in an effort to place the technical details of musical practice in their full cultural context. Many quotations from the original Sanskrit appear here in English translation for the first time, and the necessary technical information is presented in terms accessible to the nonspecialist. These features, combined with Rowell's glossary of Sanskrit terms and extensive bibliography, make Music and Musical Thought in Early India an excellent introduction for the general reader and an indispensable reference for ethnomusicologists, historical musicologists, music theorists, and Indologists.
📒French Musical Thought 1600 1800 ✍ Georgia Cowart
✏French Musical Thought 1600 1800 Book Summary : The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in France were witness to dramatic changes in all aspects of social and cultural life. During this era, a new and modern spirit of critical inquiry arose, a change in ethos that had a major effect on all the arts. French Musical Thought, 1600-1800 is a diverse collection of essays offering new perspectives and insight on musical opinion during one of the most fascinating periods in French history. The essays in this volume, the authors of which include musicologists, historians and literary scholars, illuminate clearly the relationship of critical thought in music to contemporary developments in philosophy, art, literature and politics. In the final analysis, scholars contend that music aesthetics, criticism and theory can be understood only against the backdrop of a dynamic cultural milieu.Contributors: Claude V. Palisca, Jane R. Stevens, Louis E. Auld, Gloria Flaherty, Robert M. Isherwood, Albert Cohen, Barbara Russano Hanning, David Allen Duncan, Charles Dill, Georgia Cowart.
📒Music As Thought ✍ Mark Evan Bonds
✏Music as Thought Book Summary : Before the nineteenth century, instrumental music was considered inferior to vocal music. Kant described wordless music as "more pleasure than culture," and Rousseau dismissed it for its inability to convey concepts. But by the early 1800s, a dramatic shift was under way. Purely instrumental music was now being hailed as a means to knowledge and embraced precisely because of its independence from the limits of language. What had once been perceived as entertainment was heard increasingly as a vehicle of thought. Listening had become a way of knowing. Music as Thought traces the roots of this fundamental shift in attitudes toward listening in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Focusing on responses to the symphony in the age of Beethoven, Mark Evan Bonds draws on contemporary accounts and a range of sources--philosophical, literary, political, and musical--to reveal how this music was experienced by those who heard it first. Music as Thought is a fascinating reinterpretation of the causes and effects of a revolution in listening.
📒Music In European Thought 1851 1912 ✍ Bojan Bujic
✏Music in European Thought 1851 1912 Book Summary : This volume, in the series Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Music, is an anthology of original German, French and English writings from the period 1851-1912. Throughout the second half of the nineteenth century music continued to be a subject to which philosophers, psychologists, scientists and critics repeatedly addressed themselves. Some of the philosophical approaches followed the tradition of the German speculative philosophy of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Elsewhere the new 'scientific' climate of the nineteenth century left its mark on the work of scientists and psychologists interested in the impact of acoustical stimuli on the human mind or in the role of music and song in the prehistory of mankind.
📒Companion To Contemporary Musical Thought ✍ John Paynter
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📒Dimensions Of Musical Thinking ✍ Eunice Boardman
✏Dimensions of Musical Thinking Book Summary : Offers ideas for teaching students to think musically. Enrich the music curriculum through classroom interaction and instruction. Appropriate for elementary through high school levels.
📒Roaring Playlist Of Thoughts ✍ Eloisa Davis
✏Roaring Playlist of Thoughts Book Summary : The novel begins the journey of self discovery through honesty, feeling, empathy and uses music as a tool of therapy. Eloisa believes it is who we are tuned into on our music resources that act as support and shape who we are as individuals. She sees music as a form of therapy and a way to freely pick each song purposefully as if it were a thought. She wants the reader to feel good so wants them to pick their songs that ultimately make them feel positive. She uses the idea of the reader as a Lioness where the reader and the author begin the magical adventure together as strong, inspirational and natural. She wants the reader to experience the 21 day journey with her. This is done by the author speaking, feeling, and expressing each moment that happens for her, relating to the reader directly so the lovely young Lioness reader can apply it to her life in the most positive way possible. Every experience is the passed onto the Lioness so she can relate it to the people and experiences in her life. The reader will begin the journey seeking some kind of guidance of self belief and will end the journey at the desired location that is desperately waiting for her at the 'Arrivals' lounge with so much more, a feeling of self love. The author wrote this novel in 21 days but actually 6 years of work and experience without even realising. The author's aim of the adventure is to connect directly with the Lioness so she is able to say 'no' if she does not want to do something. It is the author's intention to help young women to feel strong and brave enough to say no to something if they do not want to do it. She wants young women to be able to be true to themselves through out the journey of self discovery so that they can get the absolute most out of it, for themselves. No one else. Every single book is for that unique, inspiring individual seeking self help.