This short book is an engaging exploration of a range of issues raised by the phenomenon of musical covers. Magnus’s discussion of numerous fascinating and well-chosen examples impressively complements his theorizing, which clearly demonstrates the philosophical richness of his topic.
Prof. Andrew Kania
Trinity University in San Antonio
The book is philosophically rich, engaging, and loaded with illuminating examples. It is worthy of sustained scholarly attention, but also accessible enough for a general audience. It would be an excellent book to adopt in any undergraduate course (at any level) on aesthetics and the philosophy of art, or in any introductory philosophy course with units on those topics...
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, vol. XX, no. XX, 2022.