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By Jeanette Bicknell

ISBN-10: 1138790664

ISBN-13: 9781138790667

ISBN-10: 1138790672

ISBN-13: 9781138790674

In Philosophy of track and making a song: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, moral, and different philosophical questions that experience no longer but been completely researched by way of philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. concerns addressed include:

  • The courting among the that means of a song’s phrases and its music

  • The performer’s position and the consequent gender issues, social ontology, and private identity

  • The performer’s moral responsibilities to audiences, composers, lyricists, and people for whom the cloth holds specific significance

  • The metaphysical prestige of remoted solo performances in comparison to the continual making a song of opera or the interrupted making a song of level and reveal musicals


Each bankruptcy makes a speciality of one significant musical instance and contains numerous shorter discussions of different decisions. All were selected for his or her illustrative strength and their accessibility for any reader and are with no trouble available.

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