Music and the Emotions

Music and the Emotions : The Philosophical Theories

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Description

It has often been claimed, and frequently denied, that music derives some or all of its artistic value from the relation in which it stands to the emotions. This book presents and subjects to critical examination the chief theories about the relationship between the art of music and the emotions.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 14.22mm | 295g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0415087791
  • 9780415087797
  • 1,980,036

Review quote

"Malcolm Budd's excellent book . . . is a useful introduction."
From the reviews of the cloth edition:
-"Philosophical Quarterly
"Budd's careful critique of previous theories is devastating."
-Christopher Peacock, "Times Literary Supplement
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