Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

Series Editors:

In 2010 The European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) established a project to bring new, broader readerships to historically important European monographs previously only published in a language (or languages) other than English. The main criterion for inclusion in the series is that the work concerned should have made a major (and historically significant) contribution to theory or method for analysing and understanding the structure, organisation, and underlying psychological mechanisms of music, and should not have been previously published in high quality English translation.

  • The Origin of Musical Instruments: An Ethnological Introduction to the History of Instrumental Music book cover

    The Origin of Musical Instruments

    An Ethnological Introduction to the History of Instrumental Music, 1st Edition

    By André Schaeffner

    Edited by Rachelle Taylor

    The work of French musicologist, ethnologist and critic André Schaeffner (1895 - 1980) grew out of his first organological studies of the history of Western classical instruments in the late 1920s and encapsulated in his wide-ranging Origine des Instruments de Musique, which captures his studies in…

    Hardback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge
    Classic European Studies in the Science of Music

  • Tone Psychology: Volume I: The Sensation of Successive Single Tones book cover

    Tone Psychology: Volume I

    The Sensation of Successive Single Tones, 1st Edition

    By Carl Stumpf

    Carl Stumpf (1848-1936) was a German philosopher and psychologist and a visionary and important academic. During his lifetime, he ranked among the most prominent scientists of his time. Stumpf's intention, as evident in his book, Tone Psychology, was to investigate the phenomenon of tone sensation…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Classic European Studies in the Science of Music