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I. History of Ideas (CT)

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A. Introduction (CT)

In an ancient tradition continuing to the 17th/18th cent., music was conceived as a twofold possibility of dealing with 'experience' and 'structure' [21]. 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), Bernhard, Michael, Sachs, Klaus-Jürgen, Steinhauser, Ulrike, Wolfram, Gerda (Vienna), Hirschmann, Wolfgang and Draheim, Joachim, “Music”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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