Stock Image
Buy New
List Price:
Price: 18.99 Convert Currency
Shipping: 0 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Aeolian Harp: An Essay Concerning the Nature of Tone

Bucht, Gunnar

0 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 3631635753 / ISBN 13: 9783631635759
Published by Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
New Condition New Soft cover
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Aeolian Harp Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: AVA; AVC; HP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 212 x 148 x 11. Weight in Grams: 186. . 2011. 1st New edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9783631635759

About this title:


Generally speaking, the philosophy of music hitherto can be said to approach music, as it were, from above or from outside. Music, thus envisaged, can be «absolute» or «sounding forms in motion». It can be expression, have a linguistic meaning, tell a story, be a manifestation of «the world as will and conceptualization», and mirror society?s inward contradictions. Music is seen as an activity, sometimes as interactivity, not least through an anthropological approach in which prominence is given to its origins. This work is an attempt to reverse the argument, by taking the phenomenon of tone as the starting point to work the way up to an understanding of the phenomenon of music, to make a philosophy of tone the foundation of a philosophy of music. Such thoughts were already present in the author?s previous works, but, being available only in Swedish, will be enlarged here.

About the Author: Gunnar Bucht, born 1927, composer and writer. His musical output is prolific with preferably orchestral works. As a writer he has concentrated on music in its ideo-historical and philosophical aspects with an accent on phenomenology. He has held important posts in Swedish musical life.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Aeolian Harp: An Essay Concerning the Nature...

Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Seller Kennys Bookstore
Address: Olney, MD, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since 09 October 2009
Seller Rating 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to,

Conor Kenny

Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.

Store Description: We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.