Musical Representations, Subjects, and Objects

Musical Representations, Subjects, and Objects : The Construction of Musical Thought in Zarlino, Descartes, Rameau, and Weber

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Jairo Moreno adapts the methodologies and nomenclature of Foucault's archaeology of knowledge and applies it through individual case studies to the theoretical writings of Zarlino, Descartes, Rameau, and Weber. His conclusion summarizes the conditions -- musical, philosophical, and historical -- that make a certain form of thought about music necessary and possible at the time it emerges.Musical Meaning and Interpretation -- Robert S. Hatten, editorshow more

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  • Electronic book text | 257 pages
  • Indiana University Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 0253111196
  • 9780253111197