Making Music

The subject is distinguished by its reliance on direct observations of the mind, using such methods as practical magnetic resonance imaging , transcranial magnetic stimulation , magnetoencephalography , electroencephalography , and positron emission tomography . In historic times, such as with the Ancient Greeks, the aesthetics of music explored the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic group. In the 18th century, focus shifted to the experience of hearing music, and thus to questions about its magnificence and human enjoyment of music. The origin of this philosophic shift is sometimes attributed to Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten in the 18th century, adopted by Immanuel Kant. Through their writing, the traditional time period ‘aesthetics’, meaning sensory perception, obtained its current-day connotation.

We convey intimate stay performances and interesting musical insight straight from the artist to you, musician-to-musician. Zoomusicology is the study of the music of non-human animals, or the musical aspects of …