An Empirical Validation of Schopenhauer's Theory of Music Through Analysis of Listeners' Experiences of Mahler's Ninth Symphony

Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 16 (1):13-38 (1985)
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In the end, even the creative achievements of Shakespeare and Bach must be eradicated by death and nothingness, when the earth is burnt up in the sun. But the temporality of human existence and meaning does not invalidate the quest for meaning-for even that future universe, as dead as it must be will have some meaning, in that it contains the artifacts, even in ashes, of the sometime existence of human life and consciousness. We HAVE BEEN. It was towards this vision that Mahler strove



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