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L. B. Meyer
Leonard B. Meyer (January 12, 1918 – December 30, 2007) was a composer, author, and philosopher. He contributed major works in the fields of aesthetic theory in music, and compositional analysis.
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Berners
Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, 14th Baron Berners (18 September 1883 – 19 April 1950), also known as Gerald Tyrwhitt, was a British composer of classical music, novelist, painter and aesthete. He is usually referred to as Lord Be...
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Tôru Takemitsu
Tōru Takemitsu (武満 徹, Takemitsu Tōru, October 8, 1930 – February 20, 1996) (pronounced [takeꜜmitsɯ̥ toːɾɯ]) was a Japanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory. Largely self-taught, Takemitsu possessed consummate s...
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Franz Schreker
Franz Schreker (originally Schrecker; 23 March 1878, Monaco – 21 March 1934, Berlin) was an Austrian composer, conductor, teacher and administrator. Primarily a composer of operas, Schreker developed a style characterized by ae...
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Aesthetic Experts, Guides to Value
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2015) Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 235-246

A theory of aesthetic value should explain the performance of aesthetic experts, for aesthetic experts are agents who track aesthetic value. Aesthetic empiricism, the theory that an item's aesthetic value is its power to yield aesthetic pleasure, suggests that aesthetic ...

... Levinson's handbook on aesthetics in music is reviewed (Oxford University Press, 2003). ...
The Emergence of the Modern Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective on Aesthetic Experience
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2014) Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 37-55

On the basis of archaeological data and cognitive research, this article proposes an evolutionary story about aesthetic experience, arguing three intertwined theses. Aesthetic experience is adaptive; that is, it represents a specific implementation of the epistemic goal of knowing. It ...

... In the final part of his series on aesthetics, Vogels comments on making aesthetic decisions in sacred music. ...
Music, Metaphor, and Aesthetic Concepts
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (2014) Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 1-11

The aesthetic realist interprets many descriptions of music as metaphorical descriptions of aesthetic properties of music. I argue that aesthetic realism requires that nonaesthetic words are used to express both aesthetic and nonaesthetic concepts. But having distinguished the concepts, some ...

... Schellekens' examination of the theories and philosophies of aesthetics and morality in artworks, including music, is reviewed (Continuum, 2007). ...
... textbook instruction in aesthetics. Examines the application of aesthetic education to performance groups ...
Educational Aesthetics and Policy
Arts Education Policy Review (2008) Vol. 109, No. 6, pp. 3

In this article, the author conceptualizes educational aesthetics in terms of two domains: educational aesthetics as arts education and educational aesthetics as a range of nonarts educational activities understood from artistic and aesthetic points of view. A lead is taken ...

... In this article, the author conceptualizes educational aesthetics in terms of two domains ... : educational aesthetics as arts education and educational aesthetics as a range of nonarts educational ... midcentury essay "Some Duties of an Educational Aesthetics," which discusses what is involved in ...
... Zagorski explores the present-day value of Carl Dahlhaus' essays on postwar serial music and aesthetics. ...
... Provides an overview of the field of aesthetics in general and musical aesthetics in particular ... liturgical music aesthetics and concludes with a caution for continuing conversation. Includes 13 reference notes. ...
The Social Organisation of Aesthetics – A Note
Music and Arts in Action (2009) Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 69-72

A note on Robert Witkin's The Aesthetic Imperative of a Rational-Technical Machinery: A Study in Organizational Control Through the Design of Artifacts and the state of research on aesthetics in sociology.

... Organizational Control Through the Design of Artifacts and the state of research on aesthetics in sociology. ...
... theory has ontological, epistemological and methodological implications for the study of aesthetics ... , aesthetics education and the cultural stuthes of music, and argues for community-engaged aesthetics ...