Music, the Arts and Ideas by Leonard B. Meyer
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Music, the Arts and Ideas
By Leonard B. Meyer

Music, the Arts and Ideas

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Music, the Arts and Ideas by Leonard B. Meyer

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Meyer makes a valuable statement on aesthetics, criteria for assessing great works of music, compositional practices and theories of the present day, and predictions of the future of Western culture. His postlude, written for the book's twenty-fifth anniversary, looks back at his thoughts on the direction of music in 1967.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226521435
ISBN-10: 0226521435
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 140mm x 21mm)
Pages: 354
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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