A Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction by Jeanette Bicknell

By Jeanette Bicknell

In Philosophy of music and making a song: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, moral, and different philosophical questions that experience no longer but been completely researched by way of philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. concerns addressed include:

  • The courting among the that means of a song’s phrases and its music

  • The performer’s position and the resultant gender issues, social ontology, and private identity

  • The performer’s moral responsibilities to audiences, composers, lyricists, and people for whom the fabric holds specific significance

  • The metaphysical prestige of remoted solo performances in comparison to the continual making a song of opera or the interrupted making a song of level and display musicals


Each bankruptcy makes a speciality of one significant musical instance and comprises a number of shorter discussions of alternative choices. All were selected for his or her illustrative energy and their accessibility for any reader and are with ease available.

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