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The why of music : dialogues in an unexplored region of appreciation

Author: Donald N Ferguson
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1969.
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In his many tears of teaching and writing about music Professor Ferguson has given much thought to the question of the why of music -- why does music affect us as it does, why are we deeply moved by some music by not by other music, what is it about music.
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Ferguson, Donald Nivison, 1882-
Why of music.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1969
(DLC) 69015088
(OCoLC)36224
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald N Ferguson
ISBN: 9780816662388 081666238X 0816605025 9780816605026 9780816657636 0816657637
OCLC Number: 233576847
Description: 1 online resource (309 pages) : music
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS; A GLEAM IN THE EYE; "SOMETHING MORE"; THE MUSICAL IMAGE; HOW THE MUSICAL IMAGE IS PORTRAYED; HOW FORM CONTRIBUTES TO THE IMAGE; SOME HOWS AND WHYS OF MUSICAL COMPOSITION; SOME HOWS AND WHYS OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCE; STYLE AND TASTE; IMAGE AND STYLE IN BACH; CLASSICISM IN HAYDN AND MOZART; ROMANTICISM IN BEETHOVEN; BEETHOVEN: THE SECOND PERIOD; BEETHOVEN: THE THIRD PERIOD; VERBAL AND MUSICAL IMAGES IN THE SONG; THE MUSICAL IMAGE IN THE LEADING-MOTIVE; TWO NEW QUESTIONERS; A COMMON MUSICAL IDIOM; WHAT MAKES GOOD MUSIC GREAT?; EPILOGUE, OR PREFACE?; INDEX.
Responsibility: Donald N. Ferguson.

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In his many tears of teaching and writing about music Professor Ferguson has given much thought to the question of the why of music -- why does music affect us as it does, why are we deeply moved by some music by not by other music, what is it about music.

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