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Published: 29 September 2011

160 Pages

156 x 234mm

ISBN: 9780199755424

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Who Needs Classical Music?

Cultural Choice and Musical Value

Julian Johnson

  • Organizations/Conferences: - MENC - AMS - SMT - SAM - CMS Publications: - Music Educators Journal - American Music Teacher - Strings - Piano and Keyboard - Flute World - Choral Journal - The American Organist - JAMS - CMS Symposium - Musical Times - Music and Letters - Early Music course adoptions: - arts and society courses in depts. of music, cultural studies, arts - cultural studies, cultural politics, high culture and popular culture
  • courses - aesthetics and criticms in music departments - sociology of music
  • Selling point: Discusses the value of classical music in relation to contemporary, current culture
  • Selling point: Challenges dominant assumptions about the relativism of cultural judgments
  • Selling point: Written both for non-specialists and specialists alike
  • Selling point: Creates a link between that music links to wider ethical and political questions