By Jeanette Bicknell

In Philosophy of music and making a song: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, moral, and different philosophical questions that experience no longer but been completely researched via philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. matters addressed include:

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

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

  • The performer’s moral duties 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 display musicals


Each bankruptcy specializes in one significant musical instance and contains numerous shorter discussions of different choices. All were selected for his or her illustrative strength and their accessibility for any reader and are comfortably available.

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