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Antithetical ArtsOn the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music$
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Peter Kivy

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199562800

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.001.0001

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Attention, Ritual, and the Additive Strategy

Attention, Ritual, and the Additive Strategy

(p.201) 9 Attention, Ritual, and the Additive Strategy
Antithetical Arts

Peter Kivy (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins with a discussion of what might be called the ‘attitude of rapt attention’ to works of absolute music. It then explores the mystery of absolute music. It considers the views of Malcolm Budd, who argued that there is no mystery, at least no philosophical mystery, here at all.

Keywords:   musical formalism, absolute music, rapt attention, Malcolm Budd

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