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By Robert W. Witkin

Adorno is among the top cultural thinkers of the 20th century. this is often the 1st unique account of Adorno's texts on song from a sociological viewpoint. In transparent, non-technical language, Robert Witkin courses the reader during the complexities of Adorno's argument concerning the hyperlink among tune and morality and among musical works and social constitution. It was once principally via those works Adorno confirmed the appropriate of the humanities to be stated as an ethical and significant strength within the improvement of a latest society. by way of improving them for non-musicologists, Witkin provides immeasurably to our appreciation of this big of twentieth-century thought.

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