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Musical Aesthetics.

Örn Leifsson
 
Companion Aesthetics (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)
Companion Aesthetics (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)
"A good general companion to all things aesthetic."
History of Western Musical Aesthetics, A
History of Western Musical Aesthetics, A
"A good and clear book about the main ideas in Western Musical Aesthetics."
The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music
The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music
"Examines many aspects of the Aesthetics of Music."
Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic
Fuzzy Thinking: The New Science of Fuzzy Logic
"Bivalence vs. Multivalence. Simplicity vs. Accuracy. Everything is a matter of degree. A good overview of Fuzzy Thinking."
The Science of Music
The Science of Music
"A good look at the science of music. The material basics of all Music."
The Concept of Music (Clarendon Paperbacks)
The Concept of Music (Clarendon Paperbacks)
"The fundamental conceptual questions regarding Music."
Music, the Arts, and Ideas: Patterns and Predictions in Twentieth-Century Culture (Centennial Publications of The University of Chicago Press)
Music, the Arts, and Ideas: Patterns and Predictions in Twentieth-Century Culture (Centennial Publications of The University of Chicago Press)
"Lots of interesting ideas about Music. Chapter two is about the value and greatness in Music."
Emotion and Meaning in Music (Phoenix Books)
Emotion and Meaning in Music (Phoenix Books)
"More interesting stuff from Meyer about Music."
The Language of Music (Clarendon Paperbacks)
The Language of Music (Clarendon Paperbacks)
"An excellent book. Examines musical intervals and how they are used to express emotions and ideas in Music."
The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)
The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music (Oxford Psychology Series)
"A fine book about the cognitive psychology of Music."
Music and Emotion: Theory and Research (Series in Affective Science)
Music and Emotion: Theory and Research (Series in Affective Science)
"More about the emotions and Music."
Music and the Mind
Music and the Mind
"Very informative. Examines all kinds of questions related to Music and the Mind."
The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature: Essays on the Aesthetics of Nature
The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature: Essays on the Aesthetics of Nature
"Everything springs from here so it might be a good idea to start with the  Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature."
Music and the Emotions: The Philosophical Theories (International Library of Philosophy)
Music and the Emotions: The Philosophical Theories (International Library of Philosophy)
"A bit dry, but still a good book. Looks at how emotions are expressed in Music and the main philosophical theories about the subject."
Values of Art: Pictures, Poetry and Music
Values of Art: Pictures, Poetry and Music
"Examines values of art. The fourth chapter is about Music."
Fundamentals of Musical Composition
Fundamentals of Musical Composition
"A good and well structured book about the fundamentals of Musical composition."
Dictionary of Symbols (Routledge Dictionaries)
Dictionary of Symbols (Routledge Dictionaries)
"Music is often used as a symbol. A very good book about symbols and their meaning."
Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning
Signs and Symbols: Their Design and Meaning
"A very good book about visual signs and symbols, but this relates to Music in many ways. Proportions, connections and relations are of vital importance in music too."
The Self-Made Tapestry: Pattern Formation in Nature
The Self-Made Tapestry: Pattern Formation in Nature
"Music is a Pattern and often reflects the patterns found in nature. A good and thorough book about the beautiful and often complex patterns in nature."
Patterns in the Sand: Computers, Complexity and Everyday Life
Patterns in the Sand: Computers, Complexity and Everyday Life
"Another good book about the patterns we find in nature."
Nature's Numbers: Discovering Order and Pattern in the Universe (SCIENCE MASTERS)
Nature's Numbers: Discovering Order and Pattern in the Universe (SCIENCE MASTERS)
"A good and clear book about the math behind nature´s patterns. You don´t need a math background to understand this very good book."
Chaos: Making a New Science
Chaos: Making a New Science
"A brilliant book about Chaos theory. The Flowing patterns in Nature. Deterministic nonperiodic flow. Fabulous book."
Complexification: Explaining a Paradoxical World Through the Science of Surprise
Complexification: Explaining a Paradoxical World Through the Science of Surprise
"The simple and complex patterns. The science of surprise. Patterns in nature and man made patterns. Includes discussion about Music."
Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice (Art and Imagination)
Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice (Art and Imagination)
"The beauty of certain proportion both in time and space. The golden ratio and other interesting proportions."
A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe
A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe
"Great book. Clearly structured and vell written. About the Mathematical archetypes of nature art and science. Brilliant stuff."