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FIVE MISUNDERSTANDINGS ABOUT THE UNDERSTANDING OF MUSIC
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The article is an analysis of a number of theoretical misunderstandings connected with the understanding of music. The author first makes several remarks on the relation between experiencing and understanding music. Secondly, she distinguishes five kinds of understanding of musical compositions and calls attention to the fact that only some of them are “democratic”. Thirdly, the thesis that “music signifies itself” is explicated. Fourthly, the author analyzes the status of the theory of music as a discipline which facilitates or even makes possible the understanding of music. Fifthly, the thesis that “we understand music by metaphors” is commented.
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