Aesthetics of Music, vol. 2

Aesthetics of Music in the Middle Ages
Aesthetics of Music, volume 2

For the first time, Dr. David Whitwell presents a thorough study of the performance of music in society together with the philosophical views on art versus entertainment, the role of performance in education and character formation, and how earlier philosophers viewed the interplay among Reason, emotions, experience and the senses.

The present volume studies these questions and more from the beginning of the Christian Era through the Dark Ages to the dramatic twelfth and thirteenth centuries when the Crusades, Troubadours, Minnesingers, Minstrels and poets all point to a new era, the Renaissance.

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