A Brief Insight is a series of concise, engrossing, and enlightening books that explore every subject under the sun with unique insight.
Music is omnipresent in human culture-but why do we enjoy it so much? What meaning does it have in our lives? How does it function as a symbol of identity? And do men and women process music differently?
Nicholas Cook takes a fascinating look at a variety of styles-from traditional and folk to classical, rock, pop, and jazz-and investigates the personal, cultural, and social values embedded in these different forms.
|One: Musical Values|
|Two: Back to Beethoven|
|Three: A State of Crisis?|
|Four: An Imaginary Object|
|Five: A Matter of Representation|
|Seven: Music and Gender|
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Series: Brief Insights
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 7th September 2010
Dimensions (cm): 18.3 x 12.7 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.363