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Music as Purposive Organization of Sounds, without an Identifiable Purpose

I want to post here examples of what Kant – or at least a follower of Kant – might consider fine art. That will be difficult, because the whole point of Kantian aesthetics is to prevent us ever from writing … Continue reading

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Classical Music goes Neo-Classical – Out of the 19th and into the 20th Century

The vast interval separating the “out” and “in” should be self-evident. Just one comparison worth noting is the way that Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto #1 sounds as if it were written as a deliberate parody of Tchaikovsky’s very famous piano concerto. … Continue reading

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