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Musical Chills

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay focuses on a particular musical phenomenon, namely, the distinctive and usually pleasurable chills, shivers, or frissons that listening to certain passages of music produce in many ... More


Pleasure and Valuation

Lawrence Kramer

in Thought of Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288799
eISBN:
9780520963627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288799.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the nexus of musical pleasure and valuation. The interplay of these terms requires both theoretical and historical interpretation, and to turn primarily on the pleasure that ... More


Helicopter Music

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the sonic representation of the helicopter in combat films set in Vietnam and the Greater Middle East. The sound of unseen helicopters has frequently been used as a kind of ... More


Torture as an Instrument of Music

John T. Hamilton

in Thresholds of Listening: Sound, Technics, Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264377
eISBN:
9780823266784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264377.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter comments on the debate on music and violence—in particular war violence—that intensified during wars in Afghanistan (2001) and Iraq (2003), especially in the wake of the Abu Ghraib ... More


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