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Music, Science, and Culture

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in Imaginative Minds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264195
eISBN:
9780191734540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264195.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Music is conceptualized as a product and a process of imagination. It is often assumed that engagement in music initiates the developmental and evolutionary emergence of imagination. This conception ... More


Elements of Musical Works

Stephen Davies

in Musical Works and Performances: A Philosophical Exploration

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241583
eISBN:
9780191597329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241589.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Not all musical works have sound structures organized to the same hierarchical level (for instance, some lack tonality and themes) and many aspects of higher musical structure resist reduction to ... More


Musical Works: A Mash-Up

Joseph G. Moore

in Art and Abstract Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691494
eISBN:
9780191746277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691494.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is argued that the concept of a musical work shifts innocuously with judgmental setting between the notion of a sound-structure and a more musically flexible notion that is grounded in ... More


Some Problems and Resources of Music Theory

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores music theory as a source for analytic metaphors. Overworked terms create problems for us in describing conceptual sound-structures, and the pursuit of these problems can be ... More


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