Philosophy of music…

Read a fascinating book – Philosophical Perspectives On Music by Wayne Bowman. 

Philosophical Perspectives On Music – Amazon

Explores diverse accounts of the universal nature, value & idea of music. Music’s emotional expressiveness, wonderful ways in which music may be understood. Is music abstract or organised sound? Since there’re many examples of organised sounds that are not music like human speech & machines, is it too broad a classification?

“Music is any event intentionally produced or organised to be heard & either have some basic musical feature such as pitch, rhythm or be listened to for such features?”

From pre-Socratic Greeks to idealism & beyond – examines what music is, how it works, impact of music! Enlightening reading for students of music & music lovers. 

Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalila Symphony. Iconic.

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