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  • Music, Time, and Its Other

    Aesthetic Reflections on Finitude, Temporality, and Alterity

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Music, Time, and Its Other explores the relation between the enigmatic character of our temporal experiences and music’s affective power. By taking account of competing concepts of time, Savage explains how music refigures dimensions of our experiences through staking out the borderlines between…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg

    By Matthew Arndt

    This book examines the origin, content, and development of the musical thought of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg. One of the premises is that Schenker’s and Schoenberg’s inner musical lives are inseparable from their inner spiritual lives. Curiously, Schenker and Schoenberg start out in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Theory and Analysis of Music After 1900

  • Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy

    By Donald A. Hodges

    A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy helps music students choose a philosophy that will guide them throughout their careers. The book is divided into three sections: central issues that any music philosophy ought to consider (e.g., beauty, emotion, and aesthetics); secondly, significant…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge

  • The Cognitive Basis of Aesthetics

    Cassirer, Crowther, and the Future

    By Elena Fell, Ioanna Kopsiafti

    This book seeks to fill a void in contemporary aesthetics scholarship by considering the cognitive features that make the aesthetic and artistic worthy of philosophical study. Aesthetic cognition has been largely abandoned by analytical philosophy, which instead tends to focus its attention on the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Queerness in Pop Music

    Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality

    By Stan Hawkins

    This book investigates the phenomenon of queering in popular music and video, interpreting the music of numerous pop artists, styles, and idioms. The focus falls on artists, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna, Boy George, Diana Ross, Rufus Wainwright, David Bowie, Azealia Banks, Zebra Katz, Freddie Mercury…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Popular Music

  • Reification and the Aesthetics of Music

    By Jonathan Lewis

    This innovative study re-evaluates the philosophical significance of aesthetics in the context of contemporary debates on the nature of philosophy. Lewis's main argument is that contemporary conceptions of meaning and truth have been reified, and that aesthetics is able to articulate why this is…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Song and Singing

    An Introduction

    By Jeanette Bicknell

    In Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, ethical, and other philosophical questions that have not yet been thoroughly researched by philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. Issues addressed include: The relationship between the meaning of a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-10
    Routledge

  • Hermeneutics and Music Criticism

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Hermeneutics and Music Criticism forges new perspectives on aesthetics, politics and contemporary interpretive strategies. By advancing new insights into the roles judgment and imagination play both in our experiences of music and its critical interpretation, this book reevaluates our current…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Music and Marx

    Ideas, Practice, Politics

    Edited by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Music in Contemporary Philosophy

    Edited by Martin Scherzinger

    This book examines the functional place of music in contemporary European philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The chapters explore the musical dimensions of lesser known figures as well as well-known philosophical figures in relation to their lesser-known musical dimensions. Edmund Husserl,…

    Hardback – 2014-07-23
    Routledge

  • Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing…

    Paperback – 2013-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

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