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By Jeanette Bicknell

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

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

  • The performer’s position and the resultant 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 monitor musicals


Each bankruptcy specializes in one significant musical instance and comprises numerous shorter discussions of different decisions. All were selected for his or her illustrative energy and their accessibility for any reader and are without problems available.

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