A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy (100 Cases) by Donald A. Hodges PDF

By Donald A. Hodges

A Concise Survey of track Philosophy is helping tune scholars decide on a philosophy that might consultant them all through their careers. The booklet is split into 3 sections: significant matters that any track philosophy should give some thought to (e.g., good looks, emotion, and aesthetics); secondly, major philosophical positions, exploring what significant thinkers have needed to say at the topic; and eventually, possibilities for college kids to contemplate the ramifications of those principles for themselves. in the course of the ebook, scholars are inspired to make offerings that may tell a philosophy of track and song schooling with which they're so much cozy to align.

Frequently, track philosophy classes are taught in the sort of method that the instructor, in addition to the textbook used, promotes a specific point of view. A Concise Survey of track Philosophy offers the most up-tp-date, normal philosophies for attention. scholars imagine via diversified matters and think about sensible functions.

There are various musical examples, every one with hyperlinks from the author’s domestic site to on-line video performances. Examples are principally from the Western classical canon, but in addition jazz, renowned, and international track kinds. within the final chapters, scholars follow their perspectives to functional events and study the diversities among philosophy and advocacy.

"Hodges has written a very good source for these short of a shortbut meaningfulintroduction to the most important ideas in song philosophy. Applicable to a variety of classes within the song curriculum, this much-needed book is either available and versatile, containing musical examples, tables and diagrams, and extra readings that make it really useful for a student's general creation to the subject. I specially just like the emphasis at the own improvement of a philosophical place, which makes the fabric specially significant for the coed of music."

—Peter R. Webster, Scholar-in-Residence, Thornton university of track, college of Southern California, USA

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