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Philosophy of the Performing Arts

Narrated by: Gregory St. John
Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Arts
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Summary

This audiobook provides an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.

  • Presents the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts in an accessible style, assuming no prior knowledge
  • Provides a critical overview and a comprehensive framework for thinking about the performing arts
  • Examines the assumption that classical music provides the best model for thinking about artistic performance across the performing arts
  • Explores ways in which the "classical paradigm" might be extended to other musical genres, to theatre, and to dance
  • Applies the thinking on performing arts to the issue of "performance art".
©2011 David Davies (P)2013 Audible Ltd

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