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By Peter Kivy

Song, Language, and Cognition is the 3rd choice of Peter Kivy's seminal papers within the philosophy of song. In essays which span his earliest paintings within the box and his newer contributions to journals, anthologies, and convention complaints, Kivy considers the beginning of tune, the medium of expression in opera, the position of song in movie, the character of an "ideal" functionality, and the query of no matter if absolute tune has a that means, between different concerns. wealthy with serious research and expert by means of the heritage of either philosophy and song, this quantity should be of curiosity to somebody who likes not just to hear song, yet to contemplate it in addition.

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