The language of music.

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The Language of Music - Cooke, Deryck

First published in 1959, this original study argues that the main characteristic of music is that it expresses and evokes emotion, and that all composers whose music has a tonal basis have used the same, or closely similar, melodic phrases, harmonies, and rhythms to affect the listener in the same ways. He supports this view with hundreds of ... Read More

The Language of Music 1989, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198161806

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Language of Music 1959, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780193119055

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