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Rousseau Among the Moderns: Music, Aesthetics, Politics

Rousseau Among the Moderns: Music, Aesthetics, Politics

  • Author: Simon, Julia

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Contents

  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on the Text
  • Introduction
  • 1 Performance, Rhythm, and the Constitution of Community
  • 2 Singing Democracy: Music and Politics
  • 3 Rameau and Rousseau on Absolute and Relative Value: The Theory/Practice Problem
  • 4 Folk Music: Authenticity, Primitivism, and the Uses of Roots Music
  • 5 Rousseau and Aesthetic Modernity: Music's Power of Redemption
  • Conclusion: Rousseau Sings the Blues
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index