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The Philosophy of Music: Theme and Variations
by Aaron Ridley
New and distinctive approaches to five central topics in musical aesthetics are provided in this outstanding book. The topics are: understanding, representation, expression, performance and profundity. The theme of the book is the failure of the orthodox view - that pieces of music are more or less self-contained structures of sound - to account for some important features ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published April 27th 2004 by Edinburgh University Press
(first published 2004)
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