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metaCage
Essays on and around Freeman Etudes, Fontana Mix, Aria
Juan Parra Cancino, Magnus Andersson, Mieko Kanno, William Brooks
metaCage investigates the musical practice of John Cage in four essays written by current ORCiM Fellows. Three works serve as threads that link the contributions. A CD containing performances by the ORCiM Fellows of these works is included.



Music Alone
Philosophical Reflections on the Purely Musical Experience
Peter Kivy
What makes a musical work profound? What is it about pure instrumental music that the listener finds attractive and rewarding? In addressing these questions, Peter Kivy continues his highly regarded exploration of the philosophy of musical aesthetics...



Music and Meaning
In order to promote new ways of thinking about musical meaning, this volume brings together scholars in music theory, musicology, and the philosophy of music, disciplines generally treated as separate and distinct. This interdisciplinary...



Music and the City
Musical Cultures and Urban Societies in the Southern Netherlands and Beyond, c.1650–1800
This book contributes to a more effective understanding of music in late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century urban societies in the southern Netherlands and beyond.



Music in the Moment
Jerrold Levinson
"Jerrold Levinson's new book, Music in the Moment, makes a major contribution to the now flourishing field of philosophy of music. He has a daring thesis about music listening that is going to shake up the experts, and pose for them, and for us all...



The Music of Elliott Carter
David Schiff
Arguably the most important American composer of the century, Elliott Carter often has been more highly regarded in Europe than in his native land. Interest in his work has grown rapidly in recent years, however, and the celebration of his ninetieth...



Music, Analysis, Experience
New Perspectives in Musical Semiotics
Transdisciplinary and intermedial approaches to music meet musicologically oriented contributions to classical music, pop music, South American song, opera, narratology, and philosophy.



Musical Form, Forms, and Formenlehre
Three Methodological Reflections
William E. Caplin, James Hepokoski, James Webster
In Musical Form, Forms & Formenlehre, three eminent music theorists reflect on the fundamentals of "musical form." They discuss how to analyze form in music and question the relevance of analytical theories and methods in general. They illustrate...






New Paths
Aspects of Music Theory and Aesthetics in the Age of Romanticism
In New Paths, five renowned scholars discuss a variety of topics related to Romanticism, focusing especially on the years 1800–1840.



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