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the human value of absolute tune is, if it doesn't lie in its representational or narrative content material. the answer's that, as but, philosophy has no solution, and that the query can be thought of an immense one for philosophers of paintings to contemplate, and to attempt to respond to with out charm to
representational or narrative content.
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