By Peter Kivy

ISBN-10: 0199217653

ISBN-13: 9780199217656

ISBN-10: 0199217661

ISBN-13: 9780199217663

Music, Language, and Cognition is the 3rd choice of Peter Kivy's seminal papers within the philosophy of song. In essays which span his earliest paintings within the box and his more moderen contributions to journals, anthologies, and convention court cases, Kivy considers the starting place of song, the medium of expression in opera, the function of tune in movie, the character of an "ideal" functionality, and the query of no matter if absolute song has a which means, between different concerns. wealthy with serious research and trained by way of the heritage of either philosophy and track, this quantity may be of curiosity to an individual who likes not just to hear song, yet to consider it as well.

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