What Is Music About?

  • Guerino Mazzola
Part of the Computational Music Science book series (CMS)


This chapter describes the overall extension of music-related activities in the space-time of human existence. The basic scope of the systematization as described in this book is declared. Our selection of corresponding fundamental scientific domains is not meant as a qualitative judgment over other scientific or artistic domains; it merely names the scientific pillars of the musical realm.


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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guerino Mazzola
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  1. 1.School of MusicUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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