Silence and slow time : studies in musical narrative (Book, 2004) []
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Silence and slow time : studies in musical narrative

Silence and slow time : studies in musical narrative

Author: Martin Boykan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text proposes a way of thinking about music that is faithful to the experience of playing or listening during a real performance. It refers to the rhythm of a piece, the way it shapes the  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Boykan
ISBN: 0810847515 9780810847514
OCLC Number: 51769222
Description: ix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The voyage and the map. Prologue : words and music --
Words about music : the visual fallacy --
Reconceiving Schenker --
Inventing tonality --
and a backward look --
The twentieth century. The path to the twentieth century --
Schoenberg and Webern --
Stravinsky and musical stasis --
Reconceiving twelve-tone theory --
The tradition at an apocalyptic moment : the Schoenberg Trio --
On the threshold of the new century.
Responsibility: Martin Boykan.


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Martin Boykan has written a beautiful book that will appeal to all those who care passionately about music and believe that it warrants thinking about it seriously. Elegantly written, it clearly Read more...

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