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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Music & Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Music and Aesthetic Reality

    Formalism and the Limits of Description

    By Nick Zangwill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In this volume, Zangwill develops a view of the nature of music and our experience of music that foregrounds the aesthetic properties of music. He focuses on metaphysical issues about aesthetic properties of music, psychological issues about the nature of musical experience, and philosophy of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Hermeneutics and Music Criticism

    By Roger W. H. Savage

    Hermeneutics and Music Criticism forges new perspectives on aesthetics, politics and contemporary interpretive strategies. By advancing new insights into the roles judgment and imagination play both in our experiences of music and its critical interpretation, this book reevaluates our current...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Music and Marx

    Ideas, Practice, Politics

    Edited by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Music in Contemporary Philosophy

    Edited by Martin Scherzinger

    This book examines the functional place of music in contemporary European philosophy of the 20th and 21st centuries. The chapters explore the musical dimensions of lesser known figures as well as well-known philosophical figures in relation to their lesser-known musical dimensions. Edmund Husserl,...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music

    Edited by Theodore Gracyk, Andrew Kania

    Series: Routledge Philosophy Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music is an outstanding guide and reference source to the key topics, subjects, thinkers and debates in philosophy and music. Over fifty entries by an international team of contributors are organised into six clear sections: general issues emotion...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Nicolas Slonimsky: Writings on Music

    Music of the Modern Era

    By Nicolas Slonimsky

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Nicolas Slonimsky: Writings on Music

    Russian and Soviet Music and Composers

    By Nicolas Slonimsky

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 29th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Nicolas Slonimsky: Writings on Music

    By Nicolas Slonimsky

    Edited by Electra Yourke

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Nicolas Slonimsky: Writings on Music

    Early Writings

    By Nicolas Slonimsky

    Edited by Electra Yourke

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction
    By Jeanette Bicknell
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Queerness in Pop Music: Aesthetics, Gender Norms, and Temporality
    By Stan Hawkins
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  3. Metaphor: A Musical Dimension
    Edited by Jamie C. Kassler
    To Be Published June 11th 2016
  4. Music and Mysticism: Parts 1 and 2
    Edited by Maxwell Steer
    To Be Published June 11th 2016

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