The aesthetics of music

Starting from the metaphysics of sound, Scruton distinguishes sound from tone, analyses rhythm, melody and harmony, looks at the various dimensions of musical meaning and offers principles for musical criticism. He ends with a theory of culture

Main Author: Scruton, Roger
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1997, 1997
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Starting from the metaphysics of sound, Scruton distinguishes sound from tone, analyses rhythm, melody and harmony, looks at the various dimensions of musical meaning and offers principles for musical criticism. He ends with a theory of culture
Physical Description:xx, 530 p. music
ISBN:9780191598371