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By Jeanette Bicknell

In Philosophy of track 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. concerns addressed include:

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

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

  • The performer’s moral tasks to audiences, composers, lyricists, and people for whom the cloth 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 degree and reveal musicals


Each bankruptcy specializes in one significant musical instance and contains numerous shorter discussions of alternative choices. All were selected for his or her illustrative strength and their accessibility for any reader and are with no trouble available.

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