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Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music

Kofi Agawu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195370249
eISBN:
9780199852161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370249.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The question of whether music has meaning has been the subject of sustained debate ever since music became a subject of academic inquiry. Is music a language? Does it communicate specific ideas and ... More


MUSIC AND SOCIAL ANTAGONISMS

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter examines how social antagonisms produce cultural double binds, moments when individuals are caught between different communities and languages that both refuse — and yet somehow demand — ... More


Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Combining the approaches of ethnomusicology and music theory, this book offers perspectives for thinking about how musical sounds are shaped, arranged, and composed by their diverse makers worldwide. ... More


INTRODUCTION Analysis, Categorization, and Theory of Musics of the World

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter provides an overview of music analysis and theory in universal and cross-cultural contexts, including: Analysis: Definitions and Perspectives; Choosing Perspectives for this ... More


Draw a Straight Line and Follow It: The Music and Mysticism of La Monte Young

Jeremy Grimshaw

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740208
eISBN:
9780199918713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740208.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

La Monte Young, generally regarded as the father of musical minimalism, is one of America’s most important contemporary composers--and one of the most elusive. Early on Young eschewed the ... More


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