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School of music
The Score
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN:
Symphony No. 92, Oxford
Thinking Aloud
What Bach Thought Music Was All About
How do we make use of music? Is it amusement, entertainment, an interesting hobby, or a mental game? Philosopher James Siebach and musicologist Douglas Bush participate in this discussion to consider various uses, functions, or reasons for the making of music, against the backdrop of the known philosophy and perspective of the great Johann Sebastian Bach.—Original airdate: 5/11/2007

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