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How can the studio instructor train a lesson in an effort to instill sophisticated inventive sensibilities, ones usually concept to elude language? How can the utilized lesson be a kind of aesthetic schooling? How can educating functionality be an inventive activity in its personal correct? those are a few of the questions Teaching Performance makes an attempt to respond to, drawing at the author's a number of many years of expertise as a studio instructor and song pupil.

The architects of absolute track (Hanslick, Schopenhauer, and others) held that it's accurately simply because instrumental tune lacks language and hence any overt connection to the non-musical global that it could reveal crucial parts of that global. extra really, for those philosophers, it's the density of musical structure—the complicated interaction between only musical elements—that permits track to seize the essences in the back of appearances. through analogy, the writer contends that the extra structurally elaborate and aesthetically nuanced a pedagogical process is, the larger its skill to light up track and facilitate musical talents. the writer phrases this phenomenon relational autonomy. 8 chapters spread a piano-pedagogical process pivoting at the precept of relational autonomy. In grounding piano pedagogy within the aesthetics of absolute tune, every one area works at the different. at the one hand, Romantic aesthetics gives pedagogy a resource of inventive worth in its personal correct. however, pedagogy concretizes Romantic aesthetics, deflating its transcendental pretentions and displaying the dichotomy of absolute/utilitarian to be specious.

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