Thinking about music : an introduction to the philosophy of music / Lewis Rowell.

"This book is for readers who are insatiably curious about music -- "students of music" in the broadest sense of the word. In this category I include those whose musical concerns are more humanistic than technical, as well as those preparing for careers in music ... In a library syste...

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Main Author: Rowell, Lewis Eugene, 1933-
Format: Book
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1983
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction : terms and themes
  • Meditations on a menuet
  • Music as art and artifact
  • Dionysus and Apollo
  • The mythos of music
  • The European tradition to 1800
  • The Romantic synthesis
  • Perception
  • Values
  • Comparative aesthetics : India and Japan
  • Clotho and Atropos
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.