The professionalization of music studies in the several decades around 1900 occurred in close conjunction with the emergence of new forms of knowledge commonly referred to as the "human sciences": psychology, anthropology, sociology, history. How have the tendencies of musical inquiry been shaped by these early affiliations? What other forms of questioning may have fallen by the wayside, and with what implications? Course material is organized around the history of "music theory" broadly interpreted to include comparative musicology, hermeneutics, psychology, phenomenology, and philosophical anthropology.
Historiographies of Music Theory
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