By Peter Kivy
Philosophy of tune has flourished within the final thirty years, with nice advances made within the figuring out of the character of tune and its aesthetics. Peter Kivy has been on the heart of this flourishing, and now bargains his own creation to philosophy of tune, a transparent and vigorous clarification of the way he sees crucial and engaging philosophical concerns in relation to song. someone drawn to song will locate this a stimulating creation to a few interesting questions and ideas.
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