Rousseau among the moderns : music, aesthetics, politics / Julia Simon.

By: Simon, Julia, 1961- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2013Description: 1 online resource (x, 240 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780271062723 (electronic bk.); 027106272X (electronic bk.); 0271062738 (electronic bk.); 9780271062730 (electronic bk.); 9780271062679 (electronic bk.); 0271062673 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Knowledge -- Music | Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 -- Criticism and interpretation | Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics | Music -- Political aspectsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Rousseau among the moderns.DDC classification: 780.92 LOC classification: ML410.R86 | S56 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Performance, rhythm, and the constitution of community -- Singing democracy : music and politics -- Rameau and Rousseau on absolute and relative value : the theory/practice problem -- Folk music : authenticity, primitivism, and the uses of roots music -- Rousseau and aesthetic modernity : music's power of redemption.
Summary: "Reevaluates Jean-Jacques Rousseau through the lens of music theory to question his contribution to thinking about music as an aesthetic force in social life. Links Rousseau's understanding of concepts in music to the problem of the individual's relationship to the social order"--Provided by publisher.
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"Reevaluates Jean-Jacques Rousseau through the lens of music theory to question his contribution to thinking about music as an aesthetic force in social life. Links Rousseau's understanding of concepts in music to the problem of the individual's relationship to the social order"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Performance, rhythm, and the constitution of community -- Singing democracy : music and politics -- Rameau and Rousseau on absolute and relative value : the theory/practice problem -- Folk music : authenticity, primitivism, and the uses of roots music -- Rousseau and aesthetic modernity : music's power of redemption.

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