Sound and Symbol, Volume 1

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Princeton University Press, 1969 - Music - 399 pages
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An approach to music as an instrument of philosophical inquiry, seeking not so much a philosophy of music as a philosophy through music.

 

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Contents

The Dynamic Quality of Tone
11
The Pulse Theory
25
The System of Tones
32
Associationism
41
The Three Components of Sense Perception
53
The Dynamic Symbol
64
MOTION
73
Prefatory Note
74
The Musical Concept of Time
201
Tone as the Image of Time
248
SPACE
265
The Nonspatial Art
267
Is Space Audible?
271
The Placeless Flowing Space of Tones
282
The Order of Auditory Space
293
Space as Place and Space as Force
336

The Paradox of Tonal Motion
75
The True Motion of Tones
88
The Continuity of Tonal Motion
117
The Third Stage
142
TIME
149
Meter and Rhythm
151
A Last Word on High and Low in Tones
349
Summary and Prospect
363
List of Works Cited
379
Index
387
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About the author (1969)

Zuckerkandi was born in Vienna and came to the U.S. in 1940 and taught at Wellesley College, The New School, and St. John's College in Annapolis.

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