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Thought of Music

Lawrence Kramer


What, exactly, is knowledge of music? And what does it tell us about humanistic knowledge in general? This book grapples directly with these fundamental questions—questions especially compelling at a time when humanistic knowledge is enmeshed in debates about its character and future. In this third volume in a trilogy on musical understanding the author seeks answers in both thought about music and thought in music-thinking in tones. The book assesses musical scholarship in the aftermath of critical musicology and musical hermeneutics and in view of more recent concerns with embodiment, affect ... More

Keywords: music, musical understanding, music knowledge, musical scholarship, critical musicology, musical hermeneutics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780520288799
Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520288799.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence Kramer, author
Fordham University