Category Archives: philosophy

Psycoanalytic Approaches to Analysis and Musical Taste

As anyone who has read this blog will know, I have developed an ongoing interest in the ways in which music conveys meaning over the last few years. This has resulted in considering many academics’ thoughts – ranging from philosophers … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa and Musical Virtuality: The Final Word on Zappa (for a while)

Well, after the best part of eight years of trying to understand what makes his music tick – I completed what will be my final piece of work on Zappa for a while. Close on the heels of Frank Zappa … Continue reading

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Truth and Method: How Can We Be More Objective When Analysing Music

I read a review of Frank Zappa and the And this week – and despite its negativity, Β it got me thinking about the ways in which our world views impact the ways in which we interpret meaning in music. Being … Continue reading

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Zappa And the And – the Final Blog!

Well – I finally got my copies of my Zappa book last week – so this will probably be the last time I blog about it (hip – hip……). I would really appreciate anyone helping with the social network side … Continue reading

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Three Months With No Laptop: I am back

Well, this is about the longest I have gone without blogging. My new laptop broke down in early June – and has taken three months to be fixed. So – although I got my laptop back last week, I am … Continue reading

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Some Philosophical Thoughts About Music

I have decided to document a few posts about the philosophy of music. So – to get things going – here are a few questions I am currently thinking about. I would be interested in any responses Do you agree … Continue reading

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