Classical Music, Why Bother?: Hearing the World of Contemporary Culture Through a Composer's Ears, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Classical Music, Why Bother?

Hearing the World of Contemporary Culture Through a Composer's Ears, 1st Edition

By Joshua Fineberg

Routledge

180 pages

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Description

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"The subject of this book is an important one…it will provide a basis for discussion and dialogue and I am sure it will generate a substantial amount of interest among composers, music theorists, and musicologists." -- Keith Harnel at the University of British Columbia School of Music

About the Author

Joshua Fineberg is the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University and Associate Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition. He is a well-known composer whose works have been performed around the world.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUS000000
MUSIC / General
MUS006000
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Classical