Classical Music and the Subject of Modernity<sup>1</sup>


in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780197264355
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734052 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Classical Music and the Subject of Modernity1

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This lecture presents the text of the speech about classical music and modernity delivered by the author at the 2007 Aspects of Art Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses the development of notation and the tonal system and suggests they seldom engaged with western classical music. The lecture also explores the works of Lloyd Webber and the views of Tina Redford about music education and teaching methods.

Keywords: classical music; modernity; notation; tonal system; Lloyd Webber; Tina Redford; Aspects of Art; British Academy

Chapter.  10580 words. 

Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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