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  1. Robin Maconie (2012). Avant Garde: An American Odyssey From Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez. Scarecrow Press.
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  2. Robin Maconie (2010). Musicologia: Musical Knowledge From Plato to John Cage. Scarecrow Press.
    The story of Musicologia unfolds in thirty-one chapters from primordial considerations of silence, communication, selfhood, balance, and motion to focus on more recent and specific issues of chaos, order, relativity, and artificial ...
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  3. Robin Maconie (2002). The Second Sense: Language, Music, & Hearing. Scarecrow Press.
     
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  4. Robin Maconie (1997). The Science of Music. Oxford University Press.
    What do Pythagoras, Plato, Newton, and Wittgenstein have in common with Jack and the Beanstalk, David and Goliath, the Hare and the Tortoise, and Formula 1 auto racing? Hearing is the clue, and musical science the answer. In his revolutionary sequel to The Concept of Music (OUP, 1990), Robin Maconie uncovers the hidden role of musical acoustics in the formulation of key concepts of science and philosophy from ancient Greece to modern times.
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  5. Robin Maconie (1990). The Concept of Music. Oxford University Press.
    What is music for? How does it work? What can it teach us? Intuitively, we feel there must be answers to such questions, but they tend to be scattered throughout a wide range of different areas of study, from acoustics to music history, from psychology to composition. In this brilliant and thought-provoking book Maconie seeks the answers to these and other fundamental questions about music, integrating music and appropriate scientific research in a new evaluation of his topic. In so doing, (...)
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