Rethinking Music

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Rethinking Music

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Rethinking Music offers a comprehensive re-evalution of current thinking about music. In this book, 24 distinguished musicologists, music theorists, and ethnomusicologists review different dimensions of musical study, revealing a range of concerns that are shared across the discipline: the nature of musicological practice, its social and ethical dimensions, issues of canon and value, and the relationship between academic study and musical experience.

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Nicholas Cook and Mark Everist are both at the University of Southampton.

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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1999. Condition: New. 1999. New Ed. Paperback. This re-evaluation of our thinking about music is in two parts. The first focuses on approaches to musical texts, covering such topics as the relationship of text and context, and concepts of unity and meaning. The second explores and reflects the nature of the discipline of musicology Editor(s): Cook, Nicholas; Everist, Mark. Num Pages: 588 pages, 33 music examples. BIC Classification: AVA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 233 x 33. Weight in Grams: 900. . . . . . . Seller Inventory # V9780198790044

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