By Donald A. Hodges
A Concise Survey of song Philosophy is helping tune scholars decide on a philosophy that may consultant them all through their careers. The booklet is split into 3 sections: significant concerns that any track philosophy should contemplate (e.g., good looks, emotion, and aesthetics); secondly, major philosophical positions, exploring what significant thinkers have needed to say at the topic; and eventually, possibilities for college students to think about the ramifications of those principles for themselves. in the course of the ebook, scholars are inspired to make offerings that might tell a philosophy of track and song schooling with which they're such a lot cozy to align.
Frequently, tune philosophy classes are taught in any such means that the trainer, in addition to the textbook used, promotes a selected perspective. A Concise Survey of track Philosophy offers the most up-tp-date, commonplace philosophies for attention. scholars imagine via diversified concerns and look at useful functions.
There are a number of musical examples, every one with hyperlinks from the author’s domestic web site to on-line video performances. Examples are mostly from the Western classical canon, but in addition jazz, renowned, and international track kinds. within the final chapters, scholars practice their perspectives to sensible occasions and research the diversities among philosophy and advocacy.
"Hodges has written an exceptional source for these in need of a short—but meaningful—introduction to the main strategies in track philosophy. Applicable to a variety of classes within the track curriculum, this much-needed book is either available and versatile, containing musical examples, tables and diagrams, and extra readings that make it quite useful for a student's general advent to the subject. I specially just like the emphasis at the own improvement of a philosophical place, which makes the fabric specially significant for the scholar of music."
—Peter R. Webster, Scholar-in-Residence, Thornton institution of track, collage of Southern California, USA
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A Concise Survey of Music Philosophy (100 Cases) by Donald A. Hodges