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Music Alone: Philosophical Reflections on the Purely Musical Experience

Peter Kivy - Music - 1991 - 226 pages
What makes a musical work profound? What is it about pure instrumental music that the listener finds attractive and rewarding? In addressing these questions, Peter Kivy ...
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Philosophies of Arts: An Essay in Differences

Peter Kivy - Art - 1997 - 242 pages
Kivy proposes a new strategy for defining fine art in a lucid study of literature and music.
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Introduction to a Philosophy of Music

Peter Kivy - Music - 2002 - 283 pages
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New Essays on Musical Understanding

Peter Kivy - Music - 2001 - 236 pages
Peter Kivy presents a selection of his new and recent writings on the philosophy of music, a subject to which he has for many years been one of the most eminent contributors ...
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The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of ...

Peter Kivy - Music - 2001 - 287 pages
The concept of genius intrigues us. Artistic geniuses have something other people don't have. In some cases that something seems to be a remarkable kind of inspiration that ...
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Osmin's Rage: Philosophical Reflections on Opera, Drama, and Text, with a ...

Peter Kivy - Music - 1999 - 317 pages
In his new concluding chapter, Peter Kivy advances his argument on behalf of a distinctive intellectual and musical character of opera before Mozart. He proposes that happy ...
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Sound Sentiment: An Essay on the Musical Emotions, Including the Complete ...

Peter Kivy - Music - 1989 - 286 pages
The Corded Shell: Reflections on Musical Expression, published in 1980 and now out of print, was concerned with the question of how music comes to have the emotional properties ...
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The Fine Art of Repetition: Essays in the Philosophy of Music

Peter Kivy - Music - 1993 - 373 pages
This collection of essays from Peter Kivy span a period of some thirty years and focus on a richly diverse set of issues providing an enjoyable and insightful introduction to ...
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