The Power of Sound

The Power of Sound[BOOKS] ✪ The Power of Sound By Edmund Gurney – Heartforum.co.uk Edmund Gurney 1847 88 is today best known for his work on psychical research but from a young age he harboured the ambition to be a composer and performer Frustrated in this aim he began writing on th Edmund Gurney is today best known for his work on psychical research but from a young age he harboured the ambition to be a composer and performer Frustrated in this aim he began writing on the philosophy and psychology of music This work of was an attempt to apply a strictly scientific method of enuiry to music and it is regarded as one of the most important and original treatises from the nineteenth century on musical aesthetics Gurney discusses the sensations of pleasure and The Power Kindle - pain in relation to the senses and goes on to examine how the listener differentiates between 'noises' and 'tones' He explores whether there is an elemental difference between a 'good' and a 'bad' melody the ultimate futility of the critic trying to describe music and the 'moral' conclusion to be drawn from a preference for the music of Rossini over that of Beethoven.

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  • Paperback
  • 578 pages
  • The Power of Sound
  • Edmund Gurney
  • English
  • 07 May 2016
  • 9781108038638

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