A Language of Its Own
Sense and Meaning in the Making of Western Art Music
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Chicago Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
The Western musical tradition has produced not only music, but also countless writings about music that remain in continuous--and enormously influential--dialogue with their subject. With sweeping scope and philosophical depth, A Language of Its Own traces the past millennium of this ongoing exchange.
Ruth Katz argues that the indispensible relationship between intellectual production and musical creation gave rise to the Western conception of music. This...