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A Language of Music

Anna Franco

Presented at: TOC 1991

Date: Nov 15, 1991

This workshop reviewed the aesthetic premises and musical thesis of Deryck Cooke as presented in his book The Language of Music (1959). Part I reviewed some basic concepts in music theory; Part II included an overview of the aesthetic ideas of Ayn Rand and Deryck Cooke plus a comparison of their ideas to opposing ones; Part III demonstrated Cooke’s specific musical observations and ideas through recorded examples.


Parts: 1

Handout: none


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