Tempting of Speech in Music Education

Reflections on Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus

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education, philosophy of education, music theory, composition, Thomas Mann

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The article deals with the temptation of speech in the teaching of music, as highlighted in Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus. Within the framework of the teacher-pupil, pupil-narrator and narrator-reader dialogue in Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus, a new perspective on the perception of music is formed without a single note being played. Words are meant to take us to imagery. Correspondingly, is it possible to talk about the music that exists, to construct ideas logically, but to be distant from the identity of what is heard? Such questions are the basis of the hermeneutic spiral of analysis-interpretation and the subject of teacher-pupil dialogue, where true insight can be born.

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2022-11-15

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Pinkas, Michael. 2022. “Tempting of Speech in Music Education: Reflections on Thomas Mann’s Doktor Faustus”. Theology and Philosophy of Education 1 (2). https://www.tape.academy/index.php/tape/article/view/15.

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