Looking for the "Harp" Quartet: An Investigation Into Musical Beauty

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This book is a philosophical tour through the experience of beauty: what it is, and how the composer, performer, and listener all contribute. It explores -- with insight, patience, and humor -- profound issues at the essence of our experience. A student performance of Beethoven's String Quartet No. 10 in E-Flat Major, known as the "Harp," serves as a point of departure and a recurring theme. For the layperson the core of the book is five dialogues between Icarus, an inquiring student intensely concerned with fulfilling his ...

Looking for the "Harp" Quartet: An Investigation into Musical Beauty 2015, University of Rochester Press, Rochester

ISBN-13: 9781580465472

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Looking for the "Harp" Quartet: An Investigation Into Musical Beauty 2011, University of Rochester Press

ISBN-13: 9781580463461

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