Music, Language, and Cognition: And Other Essays in the Aesthetics of Music

Oxford University Press (2007)
I. History. Mainwaring's Handel : its relation to British aesthetics -- Herbert Spencer and a musical dispute -- II. Opera and film. Handel's operas : the form of feeling and the problem of appreciation -- Anti-semitism in Meistersinger? -- Speech, song, and the transparency of medium : on operatic metaphysics -- III. Performance. On the historically informed performance -- Ars perfecta : toward perfection in musical performance? -- IV. Interpretation. Another go at the meaning of music : Koopman, Davies, and the meaning of "meaning" -- Another go at musical profundity : Stephen Davies and the game of chess -- From ideology to music : Leonard Meyer's theory of style change -- Sibley's last paper -- In defense of musical representation : music, representation, and the hybrid arts -- Music, language, and cognition : which doesn't belong?
Keywords Music Philosophy and aesthetics  Music Psychological aspects  Cognition  Music and language
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Call number ML3800.K48 2007
ISBN(s) 0199217661  
DOI 10.1111/j.1540-6245.2008.00311_8.x
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