Pleasure and Meaning in the Classical Symphony
by Melanie Lowe
Classical music permeates contemporary life. Encountered in waiting rooms, movies, and hotel lobbies as much as in the concert hall, perennial orchestral favorites mingle with commercial jingles, video-game soundtracks, and the booming bass from a passing car to form the musical soundscape of our daily lives. In this provocative and ground-breaking study, Melanie Lowe expl...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Indiana University Press
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