Ideas from 'Representation in Music' by Roger Scruton [1976], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Aesthetic Understanding' by Scruton,Roger [Methuen 1983,0-416-36160-9]].

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21. Aesthetics / D. Aesthetic Concepts / 3. Expression in Art
Reference without predication is the characteristic of expression
21. Aesthetics / E. Art Theories / 7. Art as Language
If music refers to love, it contains no predication, so it is expression, not language
21. Aesthetics / F. Arts / 1. Music
Music is not representational, since thoughts about a subject are never essential to it