|Abstract||The paper has two parts. In the first, I argue that the view that there are no musical works needs to be taken seriously, since it is a consequence of a plausible metaphysical thesis. In the second, I outline two jointly exhaustive accounts of musical discourse that imply the nonexistence of musical works. I conclude by indicating how the arguments offered here may be generalized to show that, startlingly, there might be no artworks at all.|
|Keywords||music ontology nihilism|
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