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Musical VitalitiesVentures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Holly Watkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musical Vitalities charts a new path for music studies by blending the study of musical works with perspectives drawn from the life sciences. In opposition to humanist approaches that insist on a ... More

Song WalkingWomen, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland

Song Walking: Women, Music, and Environmental Justice in an African Borderland

Angela Impey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226537962
eISBN:
9780226538150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book explores contrasting histories of western Maputaland, a remote South African rural locality bordering Mozambique and the kingdom of Swaziland. It builds on interweaving narratives, ... More

Sonic FluxSound, Art, and Metaphysics

Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Christoph Cox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226543031
eISBN:
9780226543208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543208.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From the invention of the phonograph through contemporary sound art, field recording, and experimental film, artists have become attracted to those domains against which music has always defined ... More

The Trouble with Wagner

The Trouble with Wagner

Michael P. Steinberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594194
eISBN:
9780226594224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594224.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Written from the dual perspective of a cultural/music historian and a dramaturg who worked on the bicentennial production of The Ring of the Nibelung at La Scala Milan and the Berlin State Opera, The ... More

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