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A history of Western musical aesthetics

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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 mu-sical tradition in the myths and philosophies of Cited by: Among the fine arts music has always held a paramount position.

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"Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, " wrote Plato. From the "music of the spheres" of Pythagoras to the "Future Music" of Wagner, from churches, courts, cathedrals, and concert halls to amateur recitals, military marches, and.

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The Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical age/5(14).

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 mu-sical tradition in the myths and philosophies of /5(3). The definitive history of Western music, now with Total Access. Combining current scholarship with cutting-edge pedagogy, the Ninth Edition of A History of Western Music is the text that students and professors have trusted for generations.

Because listening is central to music history, the new Total Access program provides a full suite of media resources―including an ebook and premium /5(48). Aesthetics of music (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s- æ s-/) is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of art, beauty and taste in music, and with the creation or appreciation of beauty in music.

In the pre-modern tradition, the aesthetics of music or musical aesthetics explored the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic organization. “This astutely assembled and highly readable compendium brings its vital subject, nothing less than the circulation of art works in the world, to a new level of intellectual maturity and accessibility.”—Thomas E.

Crow, author of The Long March of Pop: Art, Music, and Design, "Hulst’s first-of-its-kind treatment delineates an elusive and impenetrable subject—the art market/5(4). The book is well designed, easy to read and provides a comprehensive history of philosophy.

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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 mu-sical tradition in the myths and philosophies of Author: Edward A. Lippman. Western aesthetics usually refers to Greek philosophers as the earliest source of formal aesthetic considerations. Plato believed in beauty as a form in which beautiful objects partake and which causes them to be beautiful.

He felt that beautiful objects incorporated proportion, harmony, and unity among their rly, in the Metaphysics, Aristotle found that the universal elements of. A History of Western Musical Aesthetics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

ISBN (cloth); ISBN (pbk). Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm. The Birth of Tragedy, and The Case of Wagner, translated, with commentary, by Walter Kaufmann. New York: Vintage Books. ISBN (pbk).

Rowell, Lewis Eugene. between music and language, and so forth. In this book, Edward Lippman presents a history of the field by assembling sketches, very many of which are fine, accurate and lucid summary statements, of the positions of many major contributors to this subject.

Edward Lippman. A History of Western Musical Aesthetics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska. Edward Lippman. A History of Western Musical Aesthetics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, John Rahn, ed. Perspectives on Musical Aesthetics. New York: W. Norton, Reviewed by John Covach [The person] who really wishes to learn by analysis of works of art, that is to learn about aesthetics, is neither admirer nor critic, but.

A History of Western Music.J. Peter Burkholder, Donald Jay Grout, Claude V. Palisca. W.W. Norton & Company.

ISBN (hardcover). The Eighth Edition of A History of Western Music is a vivid, accessible, and richly contextual view of music in Western culture. Building on his monumental revision of the Seventh Edition, Peter Burkholder has refined an inspired narrative for a new.

Musical Aesthetics The Twentieth Century A History of Western Musical Aesthetics. Authors: Edward A. Lippman. Categories: Music. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press. Get Books. Among the fine arts music has always held a paramount position. "Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because.

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History: Aesthetics and European classical music 18th century. In the 18th century, music was considered to be so far outside the realm of aesthetic theory (then conceived of in visual terms) that music was barely mentioned in William Hogarth's treatise, The Analysis of considered dance beautiful (closing the treatise with a discussion of the minuet), but treated music important only.

Building on his monumental revision of the Seventh Edition, PeterBurkholder has refined an inspired narrative for a new generation ofstudents, placing people at the center of the narrative of A History of Western Music naturally focuses on the musical works, styles, genres, and ideas that have proven most influential, enduring, and significant—but it also encompasses a wide range 4/5(4).

Cambridge Core - Music: General Interest - The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory - edited by Thomas Christensen. Writing in the early s at the end of a long career, Edward Lippman () manifested few such doubts in A History of Western Musical Aesthetics.

As the principal such guide from the last half-century to be written in English (Enrico Fubini’s History of Music Aesthetics was translated from Italian by Michael Hatwell in ), the work.

The Continuum Aesthetics Series looks at the aesthetic questions and issues raised by all major art forms. Stimulating, engaging and accessible, the series offers food for thought not only for students of aesthetics, but also for anyone with an interest in philosophy and the arts. Aesthetics and Music is a fresh and often provocative exploration of the key concepts and arguments in musical.

General Overviews. Few works attempt to provide an overview of philosophy of music. (However, see also Reference Works and Textbooks.)The most notable exceptions are the three-volume collection of edited primary texts assembled by Lippman –, the histories of Western musical aesthetics provided in Lippman and Bowmanand the cumulative impact of the essays commissioned.

A reader requests expansion of this book to include more material. You can help by adding new material (learn how) or ask for assistance in the reading room. Western Music refers to those cultures whose music system is based on the philosophy and science of Pythagoras and his school. The Ancient Greeks were the first European culture to.

Clear, systematic presentation of the evolution of musical style from Gregorian Chant (AD ) to midth-century atonal music. Excellent volume for music students, scholars, and laymen emphasizes the continuity of basic musical principles with detailed coverage of major period styles and composers.

Over musical examples. Bibliography. A good introduction to the history of Western music, assuming that by "Western" they mean "mostly white men." Still, a good starting point from which to dive off into bits of musical history that were whitewashed or carefully curated over, not just in this book but in most histories of Western music.4/5.

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Mimesis is one of the oldest, most fundamental concepts in Western aesthetics. This book offers a new, searching treatment of its long history at the center of theories of representational art: above all, in the highly influential writings of Plato and Aristotle, but also in later Greco-Roman philosophy and criticism, and subsequently in many areas of aesthetic controversy/5.

Synopsis In a shift of emphasis, A History of Western Music places people making choices at the centre of the story, not as peripheral figures in the evolution of musical works and styles.

Linking historical and social context directly to musical practice and styles, the book is organised /5(4).AESTHETICS (cont'd) Index. The development of Western aesthetics. The contributions of the ancient Greeks. The two greatest Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle, shared a sense of the importance of aesthetics, and both regarded music, poetry, architecture.

Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s- æ s-/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aesthetics).

It examines subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. Aesthetics covers both natural and artificial sources.