The Resource Musical beliefs : psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives, Robert Walker

Musical beliefs : psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives, Robert Walker

Label
Musical beliefs : psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives
Title
Musical beliefs
Title remainder
psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Robert Walker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3838
LC item number
.W2 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musique
  • Musique et société
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Music
  • Musikphilosophie
  • Musikpsychologie
  • Musiksoziologie
  • Musikästhetik
Label
Musical beliefs : psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives, Robert Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Musical style and cultural context. The importance of experience in cognition ; The special nature of musical symbolism ; Music as a cultural system in itself ; Gaining access to musical codes -- Musical pitch and human hearing. Western musical sound and its spectral characteristics ; Perception of musical sounds ; Musical perception and auditory mechanisms ; The problem of the missing fundamental ; The perceptual importance of spectral components ; Higher cognitive processing and musical pitch in different cultures ; The acquisition of pitch concepts ; The role of experience in perception of musical pitch ; Culturally influenced categorical perception -- The belief system surrounding Pythagoras' music of the spheres. The origins of Western musical theory in Pythagorean proportional theory ; The Pythagorean theory of harmonics and musical practice ; The expansion of musical harmonic theory in the Renaissance ; The survival of Pythagoreanism through Rameau and beyond -- Belief in music's power as an expressive symbol. Representation by music in Western culture ; The origins of the belief in music's representational powers ; The transmission of theories about music throughout Western culture ; Artistic controversy surrounding the ethos theory and music ; Musical mimesis and aesthetic theory in the Enlightenment ; Music as a transcendental expression of feeling ; Schopenhauer and Wagner -- a watershed in Western musical aesthetics -- The twentieth century -- from symbol to object. Sound and its intrinsic properties ; The use of numbers in methods of organizing the sonic objects of music -- Cross-cultural comparisons. Music in the African-American tradition ; Acceptance versus verification of music's powers ; Common beliefs in the supernatural source of music ; Musical transmission from the supernatural to the human realm ; Some functions of music across different cultures ; Identifying specific musical elements and their functions ; Categorical perception and musical behavior ; Relationships between spectral components of sung and instrumental sounds according to theories of pitch perception -- Towards a pancultural approach for music in education. Institutionalized music education in Western traditions ; Defining educational experience in music ; The need for new practices in music education ; The pancultural approach to music education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 253 pages
Isbn
9780807730089
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89020681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20932343
  • (OCoLC)ocm20932343
Label
Musical beliefs : psychoacoustic, mythical, and educational perspectives, Robert Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Musical style and cultural context. The importance of experience in cognition ; The special nature of musical symbolism ; Music as a cultural system in itself ; Gaining access to musical codes -- Musical pitch and human hearing. Western musical sound and its spectral characteristics ; Perception of musical sounds ; Musical perception and auditory mechanisms ; The problem of the missing fundamental ; The perceptual importance of spectral components ; Higher cognitive processing and musical pitch in different cultures ; The acquisition of pitch concepts ; The role of experience in perception of musical pitch ; Culturally influenced categorical perception -- The belief system surrounding Pythagoras' music of the spheres. The origins of Western musical theory in Pythagorean proportional theory ; The Pythagorean theory of harmonics and musical practice ; The expansion of musical harmonic theory in the Renaissance ; The survival of Pythagoreanism through Rameau and beyond -- Belief in music's power as an expressive symbol. Representation by music in Western culture ; The origins of the belief in music's representational powers ; The transmission of theories about music throughout Western culture ; Artistic controversy surrounding the ethos theory and music ; Musical mimesis and aesthetic theory in the Enlightenment ; Music as a transcendental expression of feeling ; Schopenhauer and Wagner -- a watershed in Western musical aesthetics -- The twentieth century -- from symbol to object. Sound and its intrinsic properties ; The use of numbers in methods of organizing the sonic objects of music -- Cross-cultural comparisons. Music in the African-American tradition ; Acceptance versus verification of music's powers ; Common beliefs in the supernatural source of music ; Musical transmission from the supernatural to the human realm ; Some functions of music across different cultures ; Identifying specific musical elements and their functions ; Categorical perception and musical behavior ; Relationships between spectral components of sung and instrumental sounds according to theories of pitch perception -- Towards a pancultural approach for music in education. Institutionalized music education in Western traditions ; Defining educational experience in music ; The need for new practices in music education ; The pancultural approach to music education
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 253 pages
Isbn
9780807730089
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
89020681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
  • (OCoLC)20932343
  • (OCoLC)ocm20932343

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