Listen: A History of Our Ears

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In this intimate meditation on listening, Peter Szendy examines what the role of the listener is, and has been, through the centuries. The role of the composer is clear, as is the role of the musician, but where exactly does the listener stand in relation to the music s/he listens to? What is the responsibility of the listener? Does a listener have any rights, as the author and composer have copyright? Szendy explains his love of musical arrangement (since arrangements allow him to listen to someone listening to music), and ...

Listen: A History of Our Ears 2008, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823228003

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Listen: A History of Our Ears 2008, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823227990

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