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The Aesthetics of Music

  • Author: Scruton, Roger
A formidably gifted philosopher, he here combines analytical rigour with a daunting knowledge of the repertoire as a performer and occasional composer, to ask the most fundamental questions about... More…

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Contents

  • Preface
  • List of Music Examples
  • Note to the Reader
  • 1 Sound
  • 2 Tone
  • 3 Imagination and Metaphor
  • 4 Ontology
  • 5 Representation
  • 6 Expression
  • 7 Language
  • 8 Understanding
  • 9 Tonality
  • 10 Form
  • 11 Content
  • 12 Value
  • 13 Analysis
  • 14 Performance
  • 15 Culture
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index