Compose a 1250 words assignment on philosophy of music experiencing. Needs to be plagiarism free!
Aristotle and Plato philosophized in music. This philosophy predates and is dissimilar in some areas of modern philosophy art. Aesthetic assumptions of modernism strongly influence the philosophy of music. Aesthetic principles distinguish craft and sciences from disciplines such as music, poetry, dance and sculpture. Ideas that proved relevant in distinguishing art from popular music are three. First, art being a product of genius continually evolve. Second, art is autonomous since its value is aesthetic.
Third, the truth in fine art is similarly true about music. Philosophers in middle of eighteenth-century regarded music as pillars of emerging systems of fine arts.Philosophers focus on pure/absolute music for three reasons. absolute music presents difficult philosophical problems. Secondly, the pure musical case presents solutions easily evaluated and lastly pure music expressiveness play role in expressiveness of ‘impure music’. A text impacts its articulateness to a song and musical elements has a role to play in a song.
Majority of philosophers opposing instrument-based music came from Richard Wagner whose works was programmatic using vocalization. According to Wagner where music can’t go further, comes the word and words stand superior to the tone.Romantic philosophers saw music more than human ‘language’ but as transcendent means to a higher realm of order. According to philosophers in absolute music, pure music is the answer to mysteries of life.The study focuses on how to give authentic performances in the classical music genre.
Recently jazz and rock among other musical traditions ontologies have seen growth, philosophers engage in this field when they analyze a variety of distinct kinds of sounds that count as music. Philosophers think popular music complicates traditional ontology of music. The relevance of ontology emerges in Stephen Davies response to Baugh analysis of rock music.