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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.
Essay on the origin of languages and writings related to music.
Hanover [N.H.] : University Press of New England, ©1998
|Named Person:||Jean-Philippe Rameau; Jean-Philippe Rameau|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jean-Jacques Rousseau; John T Scott
|ISBN:||9781611681277 1611681278 0585230935 9780585230931|
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (xliv, 610 pages) : illustrations.|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Plan regarding new signs for music --
Letter to the Mercure on a new system of musical notation --
Dissertation on modern music --
Letter on Italian and French Opera --
Letter on "Omphale" (Grimm) --
Remarks on the subject of the letter by M. Grimm on "Omphale" (Raynal) --
Letter to M. Grimm on the subject of the remarks added to his letter on "Omphale" --
"Notice" to Rinaldo da Capua's La Zingara --
Letter from a symphonist of the Royal Academy of Music to his comrades in the orchestra --
Letter on French music --
Observations on our instinct for music and on its principle (Rameau) --
Articles from the encyclopedia --
Errors on music in the encyclopedia (Rameau) --
Continuation of the errors on music in the encyclopedia (Rameau) --
On the principle of melody, or response to the "errors on music" --
Examination of two principles advanced by M. Rameau in his brochure entitled: "Errors on music in the encyclopedia" --
Essay on the origin of languages --
On theatrical imitation --
The Levite of Ephraim --
Dictionary of music --
Letter to Mr. Burney and fragments of observations on Gluck's "Alceste" --
Extract from a response by the underlaborer to his frontman concerning a piece from Gluck's "Orfeo" --
App. "Enfin, il est en ma puissance," from Lully's Armide.
|Responsibility:||Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; translated and edited by John T. Scott.|
"The volume shows that his work on music is not a by-way but belongs to the mainstream of his thought. For Rousseau, the volume shows, music is inseperable from the distinctive expressions of
- Music -- France -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
- Music -- 18th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
- Language and languages -- Origin.
- Music and language.
- Querelle des Bouffons.
- Rameau, Jean-Philippe, -- 1683-1764.
- MUSIC -- Reference.
- MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
- Rameau, Jean-Philippe, -- 1683-1764