The Resource Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua

Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua

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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
781.1/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3854
LC item number
.C5 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New perspectives in music history and criticism
Label
Absolute music and the construction of meaning, Daniel K.L. Chua
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-306) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
9780511156342
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b17720b1-ba78-4d75-8410-512abefdb668
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36898569
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51296820
  • acls0511019181

Library Locations

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