Tag Archives: Classical Music

Music and Expression

According to Wendy Allanbrook, cultural historians have described the nature of musical expression in terms of two primary categories—as autonomous, formal, and numerable, but also as affective and imitative of the human and the mundane. Central to Allanbrook’s study of … Continue reading

Posted in Allanbrook, Wye (Wendy), Episodes | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Music and Expression

Modern Music and the Tradition, Part 1 of 2

Music historians Edward Applebaum and William Prizer address the subject of modern music and its evolving place in the musical canon. Joseph Addison, the eighteenth-century man of letters, wrote “Music, the greatest good that mortals know / And all of heaven we have … Continue reading

Posted in Applebaum, Edward, Episodes, Prizer, William F. | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Modern Music and the Tradition, Part 1 of 2