Music and Aesthetics in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
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Music and Aesthetics in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries by Peter le Huray
Book DescriptionThis is an abridged, paperback edition of Peter le Huray and James Day's invaluable anthology of writings concerned with the role of music in eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century aesthetics. This volume retains all the most important and significant items from the original hardcover edition. Over fifty writers are represented here, including such major figures as Rousseau, Kant, Schlegel, Schopenhauer and Hegel, and the useful introductions and biographical details of the original are also retained. The aesthetic literature of the period is profuse but this carefully edited volume offers a balanced selection which illuminates the ways people experienced music and how they came to an understanding in particular of the new music of their day.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521359016
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Apr-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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