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Auteur: Attali, Jaques
Titel: Noise
Sub titel: the Political Economy of Music

This book provides valuable insight into the relationship of fringe art/music, and the future of society. Attali postulates that society is founded upon the idea that bad noise must be subverted. Therefore, all forces effecting social change, at some time, have been subverted. Given time though, they find their way into society by way of, here, music, and begin to cause change. This is a very interesting and well conceived book. A great read for philosophy student and musician alike. It puts a new spin on the effect of music on culture, and the reciprocal relationship between art and society.
2003, 179 pag., Euro 22,5
University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, ISBN 816612870


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