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The Resource Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua, (electronic resource)

Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua, (electronic resource)

Label
Absolute music and the construction of meaning
Title
Absolute music and the construction of meaning
Statement of responsibility
Daniel K.L. Chua
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the intellectual history of instrumental music, particularly the idea of absolute music. It shows how certain ideas in philosophy, theology and the sciences affect the meaning of instrumental music, and how instrumental music in turn permeates human discourse and helps construct meaning
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chua, Daniel K. L.
Dewey number
781.1/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New perspectives in music history and criticism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Absolute music
  • Music
  • Meaning (Philosophy)
  • Instrumental music
  • Instrumental music
  • Music
  • Music
Label
Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-306) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
pt. 1. The Garden of Eden. 1. On history. 2. On modernity. 3. On disenchantment. 4. On division. 5. On opera. 6. On machines. 7. On space. 8. On style -- pt. 2. The Fruit of Knowledge. 9. On being. 10. On the mind. 11. On biology. 12. On the body. 13. On the soul. 14. On morality. 15. On women. 16. On masculinity. 17. On independence. 18. On heroes. 19. On politics. 20. On nothing. 21. On God. 22. On infinity. 23. On self-deification. 24. On invisibility. 25. On conscious life-forms. 26. On artificiality -- pt. 3. The Tower of Babel. 27. On death. 28. On absolute music. 29. On the beautiful and the sublime. 30. On monuments. 31. On the apocalypse. 32. On the end. 33. On suicide. 34. On absolute drivel. 35. On Babel
Control code
ocm51296820
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511035821
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51296820
Label
Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-306) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
pt. 1. The Garden of Eden. 1. On history. 2. On modernity. 3. On disenchantment. 4. On division. 5. On opera. 6. On machines. 7. On space. 8. On style -- pt. 2. The Fruit of Knowledge. 9. On being. 10. On the mind. 11. On biology. 12. On the body. 13. On the soul. 14. On morality. 15. On women. 16. On masculinity. 17. On independence. 18. On heroes. 19. On politics. 20. On nothing. 21. On God. 22. On infinity. 23. On self-deification. 24. On invisibility. 25. On conscious life-forms. 26. On artificiality -- pt. 3. The Tower of Babel. 27. On death. 28. On absolute music. 29. On the beautiful and the sublime. 30. On monuments. 31. On the apocalypse. 32. On the end. 33. On suicide. 34. On absolute drivel. 35. On Babel
Control code
ocm51296820
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 314 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511035821
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51296820

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