Roger North's the Musicall Grammarian: 1728
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2006)
Roger North's The Musicall Grammarian 1728 is a treatise on musical eloquence in all its branches. Of its five parts, I and II, on the orthoepy, orthography and syntax of music, constitute a grammar; III and IV, on the arts of invention and communication, form a rhetoric; and V, on etymology, consists of a history. Two substantial chapters of commentary introduce the text, which is edited here for the first time in its entirety: Jamie Kassler places his treatise within the broader context not only of North's musical and non-musical writings but also their relation to the intellectual ferment of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and Mary Chan describes physical and textual aspects of the treatise as evidence for North's processes of thinking about musical thinking.
|Keywords||Music Philosophy and aesthetics Music theory Music History and criticism Music Semiotics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$66.69 new (12% off) $69.32 used (8% off) $74.99 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||ML3800.N67 2006|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Eero Tarasti, Paul Forsell & Richard Littlefield (eds.) (1996). Musical Semiotics in Growth. International Semiotics Institute.
Iannis Xenakis (1971). Formalized Music. Bloomington,Indiana University Press.
Lydia Goehr (1998/2002). The Quest for Voice: On Music, Politics, and the Limits of Philosophy: The 1997 Ernest Bloch Lectures. Oxford University Press.
Roger Scruton (1999). The Aesthetics of Music. Oxford University Press.
Kathleen Marie Higgins (2012). The Music Between Us: Is Music a Universal Language? The University of Chicago Press.
Eero Tarasti (2002). Signs of Music: A Guide to Musical Semiotics. Mouton De Gruyter.
Jenefer Robinson (ed.) (1997). Music & Meaning. Cornell University Press.
Peter Kivy (2007). Music, Language, and Cognition: And Other Essays in the Aesthetics of Music. Oxford University Press.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?