Aristotle on Music

POLITICS BOOK VIII, chap. 5-7  (Aristotle) CHAPTER V With respect to music we have already spoken a little in a doubtful manner upon this subject. It will be proper to go over again more particularly what we then said, which may serve as an introduction to what any other person may choose to offer thereon; … Read more

The Hallelujah Effect: Philosophical Reflections on Music, Performance Practice, and Technology

Abstract   ‘[E]ven if one does not follow this book to its conclusion, one should at least keep in mind from the start that it is Nietzsche’s extraordinary and complex conception of the becoming-human of dissonance that drives this exploration of the Hallelujah effect. Hence Nietzsche’s conception of the becoming-human of dissonance is present from … Read more