Absolute music the history of an idea

What we think music is shapes how we hear it. This book traces the history of the idea of pure - 'absolute' - music from Pythagoras to the present, with special emphasis on efforts to reconcile the irreducible essence of the art with its profound effects on the human spirit. The core of th...

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Authors and Corporations: Bonds, Mark Evan (Author)
Title: Absolute music the history of an idea Mark Evan Bonds.
Type of Resource: E-Book
Language:English
published:
New York: Oxford University Press, 2014