all ebooks in category: Philosophy & Social Aspects of Music (6)

The Hum of the World: A Philosophy of Listening
2019 | ISBN: 0520303490 | English | 256 pages | EPUB | 2 MB

The Hum of the World is an invitation to contemplate what would happen if we heard the world as attentively as we see it. Balancing …

Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization [Repost]
English | February 4, 2003 | ISBN: 0375703306 | 288 pages | EPUB | 3.38 Mb

Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such …

Ain't I a Diva?: Beyoncé and the Power of Pop Culture Pedagogy
English | June 11th, 2019 | ISBN: 1936932601 | 392 pages | EPUB | 1.78 MB

A pedagogical primer on integrating Black feminist thought, critical race studies, and America's most beloved pop star. "Proving himself a worthy member of the BeyHive, …

Trips: Rock Life in the Sixties, Augmented Edition
English | April 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0486828476 | 320 pages | EPUB | 2.60 MB

"Simply one of the best pieces of rock reportage ever written." — Los Angeles Review of Books As a pioneering rock journalist for Hit Parader, …

The Philosophy of Rhythm: Aesthetics, Music, Poetics
November 27, 2019 | ISBN: 0199347778, 0199347786 | English | 440 pages | EPUB | 5 MB

Rhythm is the fundamental pulse that animates poetry, music, and dance across all cultures. And yet the recent explosion of scholarly interest across disciplines in …

Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense
2019 | ISBN: 0190916745, 0190916753 | English | 324 pages | PDF | 27 MB

What does sound, whether preserved or lost, tell us about nineteenth-century wartime? Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense pursues this …