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A history of musical thought.

Donald Nivison Ferguson

A history of musical thought.

by Donald Nivison Ferguson

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- History and criticism,
  • Music theory,
  • Music appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 639-657.

    Other titlesMusical thought.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML160 .F35 1959
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 675 p.
    Number of Pages675
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5775666M
    LC Control Number59013951

    Musical Thought. Carlos Chávez. Chávez, a major figure in the musical life of the 20th century and probably the most significant composer in the history of Mexican art music, develops in these pages a philosophy of art, even of life, that springs from his deep and perceptive dedication to the creation of music. He sees, and makes us. Hamilton has revived interest in one of the most complex founding fathers. Though it’s steeped in history, the musical alone cannot fully reveal Hamilton’s genius, ambition, and tragic combativeness. Primary sources from the Newberry’s collection are on display to help fill in the blanks (sans hip hop accompaniment, unfortunately!).

      Preserving Important History. The circus was the largest form of entertainment in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This multi-institutional and collaborative digital humanities project grants route book access to anyone, anywhere.   The best-selling author of "Alexander Hamilton" spoke to Weill Cornell Medicine students March 1 about his collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the wildly popular musical. “I have thought it my duty to exhibit things as they are, not as they ought to be.” –Alexander Hamilton, letter of .

    The book, which was met with mostly positive acclaim, went on to win the inaugural George Washington Book Prize for early American history and was a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography. In , the book was adapted into the musical Hamilton by playwright Lin-Manuel stage production went on to win numerous accolades, including 11 Tony Awards.   Musical thought in the Chinese tradition is frequently discussed in terms of the Confucian discourse on “ritual and music (lǐyuè 禮樂),” but how this Confucian discourse has been viewed by its critics has seldom been addressed. This paper aims to explore musical thought in the Zhuangzi as a serious critique of Confucian musical discourse.


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