"By explaining music both through its physical components as well as in its relation to other arts, Maconie attempts to restore his field to the eminence it held in the waning Middle Ages. His appeals are eloquent, his arguments largely persuasive."--Virginia Quarterly Review
"The author has presented his ideas in a most readable and interesting form. The text should be most helpful to students in music literature classes."--Iris Scarborough, Campbell University
"Wonderful book!"--Janet Heukeshoven, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
"A wonderful, straightforward text suitable for an aesthetics class or a graduate-level music education seminar. Easily readable and approachable."--Eugenie I. Burkett, Pembroke State University
--This text refers to the Paperback edition.