Music, the Arts, and Ideas: Patterns and Predictions in Twentieth-century Culture

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University of Chicago Press, 1967 - Social Science - 342 pages
 

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Meyer makes a valuable statement on aesthetics, criteria for assessing great works of music, compositional practices and theories of the present day, and predictions of the future of Western culture ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
Some Remarks on Value and Greatness in Music
On Rehearing Music
Forgery and the Anthropology of
The End of the Renaissance?
INTRODUCTION
Varieties of Style Change
The Probability of Stasis
The Aesthetics of Stability
INTRODUCTION
The Perception and Cognition of Complex Music
Functionalism and Structure
Postlude
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