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Musical Works and Performances.

Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Stephen Davies presents an exploration of the nature of musical works, their performances, and the ways in which they are notated. He argues that works come in a variety of types, and discusses such  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0199241589 9780199241583
OCLC Number: 473778619
Notes: DatabaseOxford Scholarship Online.
Contents: PART ONE; Introduction to Part 1; 1. Musical Works; 2. Elements of Musical Works; 33. Notations; 4. Performances; PART TWO; Introduction to Part Two; 5. Authenticity in Western Classical Music; 6. Authenticity and non-Western Music; 7. Recordings; Bibliography; Discography


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This is a richly detailed work that demonstrates that the aesthetics of music must struggle with ontological issues, and aestheticians must discuss music beyond the usual paradigm cases. Anyone Read more...

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