Introduction to a philosophy of music / Peter Kivy.

"Philosophy of music has flourished in the last thirty years, with great advances made in the understanding of the nature of music and its aesthetics. Peter Kivy has been at the centre of this flourishing, and now offers his personal introduction to philosophy of music, a clear and lively expla...

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Main Author: Kivy, Peter.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford, U.K. ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Philosophy of
  • 2. A little history
  • 3. Emotions in the music
  • 4. A little more history
  • 5. Formalism
  • 6. Enhanced formalism
  • 7. The emotions in you
  • 8. Foes of formalism
  • 9. First the words ; then the music
  • 10. Narration and representation
  • 11. The work
  • 12. And the performance thereof
  • 13. Why should you listen?
  • Readings and references
  • Index.