Philosophies of Music History

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CONTENTS
PART I. HISTORY OF MUSIC HISTORIES
1. MUSICAL RESEARCH IN THE BAROQUE ERA3
The Lutheran Pioneers -- The Catholic Scholars -- The Three First Histories in German, Italian, and French
2. THE CONTROVERSIAL BACKGROUND29
The Divisions of Music -- Partials, Parts, and Harmony -- Divisions of the Octave -- The Divisions of Time -- The Divisions of Historical Time -- The Histories of Art Begin Earlier
3. RELIGIOUS, NATURALIST, AND ETHICAL TRADITIONS48
Biblical Periodization and Ethical Classification -- Was Music Revealed, Imitated, or Invented? -- Theories Concerning the Ethos of Music -- A Modern Reversal of Causal Theory
4. LEXICONS, DICTIONARIES, AND ENCYCLOPEDIAS62
The Dictionary and Its Uses, History or Criticism? -- Modern French Encyclopedists -- German Lexicons -- Dictionaries in English and Other Languages
5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY HISTORIES: THE ENLIGHTENMENT70
Modern Music Historiography Begins in England -- The Comparative Classification of Cultural Stages -- Progress and Poetry
6. THE ROMANTIC ERA (1800-1850)86
The Great-Man Theory --The Organic Hypothesis and Triune Theories -- Text- books for Conservatories -- A New Definition of Modern Music -- Miscellaneous English and French Contributions
7. REVOLUTIONISTS AND EVOLUTIONISTS104
A New Interest in the Present and Future: Prescriptions for Progress -- The Return to the Past -- Evolution from the Simple to the Complex -- Development from Savagery to Civilization -- Other General Histories
8. HISTORIES OF MUSIC SINCE 190028
Preliminary Survey of Literature in Current Use -- Music and the Other Arts --

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