1st Edition

Experiencing of Musical Sound
A Prelude to a Phenomenology of Music

ISBN 9780677044309
Published January 1, 1979 by Routledge
256 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents


1 Prelude to a Phenomenology of Music

2 A Critique of Visual Metaphor in Philosophy and Music

3 Working Propositions in Sound: a Baroque Suite

4 Musical Sound, a Model for Husserlian Time-Consciousness

5 Cartesian Theory and Musical Science

6 Musicology in Need of New Horizons

7 A Phenomenology of Musical Esthetics: The Continuing Redefinition

8 Esthetic Re-education: the Experiencing of Musical Sound

9 Implications of Phenomenology for Music Education

10 Phenomenological Theme with Dialectical Variation

Postscript: The “End” of Philosophy: the Muser and Music-Maker


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J. F. Smith