Philosophy and Esthetics of Music
The Secret Power of Music
The Secret Power of Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0892810564
This study of the hidden side of music and its subtle effects is one of the most detailed books ever written on the subject.
The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
The Great Animal Orchestra
Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
Paperback      ISBN: 031608686x
A musician and naturalist describes how the noise of humans is drowning out the sounds of nature and paints a picture of the relationship and connection between natural sounds and music that is becoming increasingly difficult to hear.
Metaphysical Graffiti: Rock 'n' Roll and the Meaning of Life
Metaphysical Graffiti
Rock 'n' Roll and the Meaning of Life
Paperback      ISBN: 1949017087
A provocative, entertaining but ultimately serious examination of rock's most essential questions: Beatles or Stones? Which is the best air guitar to play? Does Rush suck? And what is the meaning of Billy Joel? Metaphysical Graffiti is a book for music fans, humor fans, and, if a meaningful ontological category, fans of philosophy too. It is a provocative, inflammatory, hilarious, but ultimately serious book about the essential questions of rock
Music As an Art
Music As an Art
Hardcover      ISBN: 1472955714
Bestselling author and philosopher Roger Scruton follows up his classic work of criticism Understanding Music by turning his immense critical faculties to music both contemporary and classical.
Music, the Brain & Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination
Music, the Brain & Ecstasy
How Music Captures Our Imagination
Paperback      ISBN: 038078209x
An exploration into the various ways music affects and enraptures focuses on the evolution of music, and highlights new ideas pertaining to memory and perception, knowledge and attention, motion and emotion, and other aspects that detail the power of music. Reprint.
How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
How Music Works
The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316098302
A physicist-musician offers an accessible and engaging guide to the science and psychology lurking beneath the surface of music, in a book that covers harmony, chords, volume, musical composition and more and includes a bonus CD.
Absolute Music: The History of an Idea
Absolute Music
The History of an Idea
Paperback      ISBN: 0190851171
Absolute Music and the Construction of Meaning
Absolute Music and the Construction of Meaning
Hardcover      ISBN: 0521631815
Adorno on Music
Adorno on Music
Hardcover      ISBN: 0415162912
Adorno's Aesthetics of Music
Adorno's Aesthetics of Music
Paperback      ISBN: 0521626080