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ETHNIC MUSIC

The Science of Music

The Scope of the
Science of Music

The Inner Breath of Music

The Function of the
Inner Breath in Music

The Scientific Aspect
in Music

The Perfect Musical
Description

The Twofold System
of Music Analysis
of the Composer

The Aspect of
Humanities in Music

The True Field of
Science in Music

The Sociology of Music

The Ecology of Music

The Physics of Music

The Physiology of Music

The Economy of Music

Music Critique

Dance in Music

 

Peter Hübner
Founder of the
Micro Music Laboratories

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The Ecology of Music


 
 
 
In the un­der­stand­ing of this book, the ecol­ogy of mu­sic en­com­passes the en­tire range of what is called “mu­sic” in con­ven­tional mu­sic the­ory.

 
Conventional Music Theory as the Ecology of Music
 
 
The ecol­ogy of mu­sic con­cerns the sound­ing mu­si­cal event – the mu­sic sur­veyed from out­side by the sense of hear­ing on the level of the mind, and much more even, the mu­si­cal per­form­ance in the con­cert hall.

 
The Dimension of the Ecology of Music
 
 
So, the ecol­ogy of mu­sic be­gins where the com­po­si­tion is al­ready com­pleted, i.e. where the fin­ished mu­si­cal event re­sounds on the level of the mind and is per­ceiv­able to the in­ner ear.

 
The Inner Boundary of the Ecology of Music
 
 
The ecol­ogy of mu­sic also con­cerns the in­flu­ence of mu­sic on its en­tire outer sur­round­ings, par­ticu­larly the mu­si­cal in­flu­ence of the mind on its en­vi­ron­ment.

 
The Outer Influence of Music
 
 
The ecol­ogy of mu­sic con­cerns eve­ry­thing that sur­rounds the fin­ished piece of mu­sic.

   
 
And the as­pects of the en­vi­ron­ment of the fin­ished piece of mu­sic are: the in­ner ear of the com­poser, of the mu­si­cian, and of the lis­tener, their nerv­ous sys­tem, their body, and even­tu­ally the whole en­vi­ron­ment of the mu­si­cian – the field of ma­te­rial ecol­ogy.

 
The Environment of a Piece of Music
 
     
     
                                 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                     
                                     
  With kind permission of AAR EDITION INTERNATIONAL
© 1998 –  MICRO MUSIC LABORATORIES



 
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