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A history of Western musical aesthetics

Author: Edward A Lippman
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A History of Western Musical Aesthetics follows through the centuries debates about the place and function of music, the perceived role of music as a good or bad influence on the development of character, as a magical art or a domestic entertainment, and as a gateway to transcendental truths. Edward Lippman describes the beginnings of musical tradition in the myths and philosophies of antiquity. He shows how music
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lippman, Edward A.
History of Western musical aesthetics.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)639781468
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward A Lippman
ISBN: 0803228635 9780803228634 0803279515 9780803279513
OCLC Number: 25248148
Description: 551 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Traditional Conceptions of Music --
Harmonic and Ethical Views --
The Emergence of Aesthetic Issues --
Music as a Fine Art --
Expression and Rhetoric --
Seventeenth-Century Views of Opera --
The Eighteenth Century --
Galant Aesthetics --
Imitation and Expression --
Operatic Aesthetics --
The Nineteenth Century --
Romantic Aesthetics --
Emotional Realism --
Formalism and Autonomy --
The Idealist Tradition --
The Twentieth Century --
Theories of Meaning --
Conceptions of Objectivity --
The Phenomenology of Music --
The Sociology of Music.
Responsibility: Edward Lippman.
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