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The Resource Music of the spheres and the dance of death : studies in musical iconology, Kathi Meyer-Baer

Music of the spheres and the dance of death : studies in musical iconology, Kathi Meyer-Baer

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Music of the spheres and the dance of death : studies in musical iconology
Title
Music of the spheres and the dance of death
Title remainder
studies in musical iconology
Statement of responsibility
Kathi Meyer-Baer
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The roots and evolution of two concepts usually thought to be Western in origin-musica mundana (the music of the spheres) and musica humana (music's relation to the human soul)-are explored. Beginning with a study of the early creeds of the Near East, Professor Meyer-Baer then traces their development in the works of Plato and the Gnostics, and in the art and literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Previous studies of symbolism in music have tended to focus on a single aspect of the problem. In this book the concepts of musica humana and musica mundane are related to philosophy, ae
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Cataloging source
E7B
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1892-1977
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Meyer-Baer, Kathi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Music
  • Death in music
  • Music in art
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Death in music
  • Music in art
  • Music
Label
Music of the spheres and the dance of death : studies in musical iconology, Kathi Meyer-Baer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Part One; Part Two
Control code
ocn905864378
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872336
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gkxvs
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905864378
Label
Music of the spheres and the dance of death : studies in musical iconology, Kathi Meyer-Baer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Part One; Part Two
Control code
ocn905864378
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (405 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400872336
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gkxvs
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905864378

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