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Forest W. Hansen
Lake Forest College (Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399)

Esthetics of Music

Theory of musical meaning, the importance of music in our lives and how it functions in our experience. Builds on a critical analysis of the theories of Victor Zuckerkandl, Donald Gerferson, Susanne Langer and Leonard Meyer. Analysis of popular music--jazz, blues, country, rock--and the tremendous involvement in it, especially by young people. Theory to be a revision and amplification of Fellow's dissertation.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$8,500 (approved)
$8,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1970 – 2/28/1971