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By Jeanette Bicknell

In Philosophy of tune and making a song: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, moral, and different philosophical questions that experience now not but been completely researched by way of philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. matters addressed include:

  • The courting among the which means of a song’s phrases and its music

  • The performer’s function and the resultant gender problems, social ontology, and private identity

  • The performer’s moral tasks to audiences, composers, lyricists, and people for whom the fabric holds specific significance

  • The metaphysical prestige of remoted solo performances in comparison to the continual making a song of opera or the interrupted making a song of level and monitor musicals


Each bankruptcy specializes in one significant musical instance and contains a number of shorter discussions of alternative decisions. All were selected for his or her illustrative strength and their accessibility for any reader and are simply available.

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