Contemplating Music: Substance

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Pendragon Press, 1987 - Music - 392 pages
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Vol. 1: Substance ; vol. 2: Import ; vol. 3: Essence ; vol. 4: Community of discourse.
  

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Contents

PART
25
Augustine De musica VI 391
31
Augustine Confessions XI c 397
69
Mei Letter to Vincenzo Galilei on Ancient
91
Mersenne Harmonie universale 1636
105
PART
173
Avison An Essay on Musical Expression 1752
185
Webb Observations on the Correspondence between
201
Morellet De lExpression en musique et de limitation
269
Boyé Lexpression musicale mise au rang
285
Chabanon Observations sur la musique 1779
295
PART EIGHT
319
Rameau Observations sur notre instinct pour
339
Diderot he neveu de Ratneau c l 76064
367
Heinse Musikalische Dialogen 1776 or 1777
375
Lacepede La Poetique de la musique 1785
385

Beattie Essay on Poetry and Music as They Affect
215
Twining Two Dissertations on Poetical and Musical
243
Batteux Les Beaux arts réduits à un même
259

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About the author (1987)

Ruth Katz is Emanuel Alexandra Professor of Musicology at the Hebrew University, and co-editor, with Carl Dahlhaus, of Contemplating Music, a four-volume study of the philosophy of music. She is equally interested in methodological aspects of ethnomusicological research.

Until his death in March, 1989, Carl Dahlhaus was Professor of Music at the Technische Universitat in Berlin and general editor of the complete edition of Wagner's works. He is the author of "Nineteenth-Century Music" (California, 1989).

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