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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...



Authenticities
Philosophical Reflections on Musical Performance
Peter Kivy
Peter Kivy mounts a philosophical inquiry into the desirability of using or re-creating historical practices in musical...



Inter Disciplinas Ars
Collected Writings of the Orpheus Institute
Michael Butor, Henri Pousseur, Herman Sabbe, Silvio Senn



Franz Liszt
The Final Years, 1861–1886
Alan Walker
The third volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.



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...



Singing the French Revolution
Popular Culture and Politics, 1787–1799
Laura Mason
Laura Mason examines the shifting fortunes of singing as a political gesture to highlight the importance of popular culture to revolutionary politics. Arguing that scholars have overstated the uniformity of revolutionary political culture, Mason...



Underground Harmonies
Music and Politics in the Subways of New York
Susie J. Tanenbaum
This is the first book on New York's subway musicians—modern troubadours who perform on platforms, mezzanines, and even trains pounding through the city. Illustrating her account with captivating photos, Susie J. Tanenbaum draws on interviews with...






Franz Liszt
The Weimar Years, 1848–1861
Alan Walker
The second volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.



The Angel's Cry
Beyond the Pleasure Principle in Opera
Michel Poizat
What is it about opera that can bring unashamed tears to the eyes of adoring fans? In this book, first published in French in 1986 and now available in English, Michel Poizat explains in a charming way the fascination of the interaction between music...



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