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Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Frédéric Pouillaude

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

There is no archive or museum of human movement where choreographies can be collected and conserved in pristine form. The central consequence of this is the incapacity of philosophy and aesthetics to ... More


A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Victor Fung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms presents a philosophy of music education rooted in Yijing (I-Ching or The Book of Changes), classic Confucianism, and classic Daoism, which matured ... More


The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Kathleen Marie Higgins

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

From our first social bonding as infants to the funeral rites that mark our passing, music plays an important role in our lives, bringing us closer to one another. This book investigates this role, ... More


Musical Animals

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

According to Aristotle, human beings are essentially rational animals, but he also acknowledged the importance of music in human life. Although Aristotle did not elaborate how musical other species ... More


What's Involved in Sounding Human?

in The Music between Us: Is Music a Universal Language?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333281
eISBN:
9780226333274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333274.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

According to ethnomusicologist Bruno Nettl, humans are capable of almost always recognizing other cultures' music as music, and thus are recognizing the so-called musical universals. What is it to ... More


Introduction

C. Victor Fung

in A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter provides rationales for a philosophy of music education based on classic Chinese philosophies. The philosophy contributes to an array of ways of thinking in music education and ... More


Foundations of Classic Confucianism: (Sincerity), (Kindness), (Benevolence), and (the Exemplary Person)

C. Victor Fung

in A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Confucius (551–479 BC) solidified Confucianism as a school of philosophy. Mencius (372–289 BC) took it to a deeper level. Being human-centric is essential to both. Classic Confucianism focuses on the ... More


A Way of Music Education as a Way of Life

C. Victor Fung

in A Way of Music Education: Classic Chinese Wisdoms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190234461
eISBN:
9780190234492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234461.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter recaps the idea that a triad of classic Chinese sources (Yijing, classic Confucianism, and classic Daoism) forms the basis of a philosophy of music education, which is presented as a ... More


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