In an ancient tradition continuing to the 17th/18th cent., music was conceived as a twofold possibility of dealing with 'experience' and 'structure' . In the first case, it was considered as the medium that enables abstraction from individual sensual perception. The opposite process was also possible: music provides insight into intelligible factors that do not …
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Haas, Max (Basle),
Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin),
Wolfram, Gerda (Vienna),
Hirschmann, Wolfgang and
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