We talk not only of enjoying music, but of understanding it. Music is often taken to have expressive import–and in that sense to have meaning. But what does music mean, and how does it mean? Stephen Davies addresses these questions in this sophisticated and knowledgeable

Analyzes the meaning expressed in music, the social and psychological sources of meaning, and the methods of musical communication Bibliography of Emotion and Meaning in Music by Leonard B. Meyer Title: Emotion and Meaning in Music Author: Leonard B. Meyer Publisher: University of Chicago Press