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Music as a science of mankind in eighteenth-century Britain

Maria Semi

Music as a science of mankind in eighteenth-century Britain

by Maria Semi

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Surrey, England UK, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music theory,
  • Music,
  • Musicology,
  • Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMaria Semi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3797.2.G7 S45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24886355M
    ISBN 109781409428688, 9781409428695
    LC Control Number2011026575

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Among these, a particularly rich field of investigation was the British philosophy of the mind and of human understanding, developed between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, which looked at music and found in its realm a way of understanding human experience.

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“Gouk is more comprehensive than her predecessors as she teases out connections between natural magic, science, and music, demonstrating how discourses about music and new instrumental music practices brought magical concerns to the emerging ‘new science’ in the late seventeenth century.

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Reidel, ), for later English theories, see Gouk, Music, Science and Natural Magic, and Jamie Croy Kassler, The Beginnings of the Modern Philosophy of Music in England: Francis North’s A Philosophical Essay of Music () with Comments of Isaac Newton.

"A 'Human' Science: Hawkins's Science of Music". In: The Making of the Humanities, vol. II, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press,pp. Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth Century Britain, Farnham, Ashgate, Il suono eloquente.

10 For a survey of British aesthetic philosophy, especially in its relation to musical thought, see Semi, Maria, Music as a Science of Mankind in Eighteenth-Century Britain, trans. Keates, Timothy (Aldershot: Ashgate, ). Just as views on childhood and the upbringing of children in the eighteenth century were affected by social and economic factors, so the development of the children's book trade in Britain and France was influenced by evolving views on the family and social class, the place of religion in daily life, the interest in science, the rise of consumerism, the growth in literacy and, perhaps most.

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That said, maybe this is. Transatlantic Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century, edited by Kamille Stone Stanton and Julie A. Chappell, contributes to that growing body of nuanced textual criticism seeking to prove that the progress of the anti-slavery movement was actually no single-authored sensation but rather part of a broader transatlantic discourse spanning the.

He published Bunting’s Messiah and contributed chapters to ’Music and British Culture Essays in Honour of Cyril Ehrlich, Concert Life in Eighteenth-Century Britain’ (Ashgate, ) and ’Music in Nineteenth-Century Ireland’.Reviews: 1. About. Eighteenth-Century Music is a well-established journal dedicated to all areas of eighteenth-century music research.

Its generous breadth of coverage includes, alongside articles and essays by both leading and emerging scholars, a wide range of reviews and a communications section that reports on conferences and other items of interest from around the world.

William Bates, who died inwas a prolific and, in his day, successful composer of stage music and concert songs performed in London in the s and s; but a scarcity of biographical information and uncertainties over his position vis-à-vis the new style introduced in the early s by J. C. Bach and others have tended to disadvantage him in modern commentary.The present article seeks to relate music, towns and space in eighteenth-century England.

Underpinning this agenda is the belief that the development of art forms cannot be understood simply in terms of their own internal dynamics, but have to be seen as part of a wider amalgam of phenomena and forces.

For the purpose of my article, this amalgam is represented by the notion of an urban.HEARING TEXTS AVAILABLE IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN.

By the mid-eighteenth century, there was a range of sources in English available to consult about the nature of hearing, even if only a few of them specifically addressed music.

Rather than constituting a single category devoted to hearing, these sources represent a variety of genres.