Music and Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century British Musicology

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In a word, I shall endeavour to show how our music, having been originally a shell-fish, with its restrictive skeleton on the outside and no soul within, has been developed by the inevitable laws of evolution, through natural selection and the survival of the fittest, into something human, even divine, with the strong, logical skeleton of its science inside, the fair flesh of God-given beauty outside, and the whole, like man himself, animated by a celestial, eternal spirit.... W.J. Henderson, The Story of Music (1889) ...

Music and Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century British Musicology 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138263338

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Music and Metaphor in Nineteenth-Century British Musicology 2011, Ashgate Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780754600879

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