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Who needs classical music? : cultural choice and musical value

Author: Julian Johnson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the last few decades, most cultural critics have come to agree that the division between "high" and "low" art is an artificial one, that Beethoven's Ninth and "Blue Suede Shoes" are equally valuable as cultural texts. In Who Needs Classical Music?, Julian Johnson challenges these assumptions about the relativism of cultural judgments. The author maintains that music is more than just "a matter of taste":  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Johnson
ISBN: 0195146816 9780195146813 9780199755424 0199755426
OCLC Number: 47297606
Description: 140 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Musical values --
Uses and abuses --
Music as art --
Understanding music --
The old, the new, and the contemporary --
Cultural choices.
Responsibility: Julian Johnson.
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