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Beyond Structural Listening?Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Andrew Dell'Antonio (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In a highly influential essay, Rose Rosengard Subotnik critiques “structural listening” as an attempt to situate musical meaning solely within the unfolding of the musical structure itself. The ... More

Composing the CitizenMusic as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Composing the Citizen: Music as Public Utility in Third Republic France

Jann Pasler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257405
eISBN:
9780520943872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257405.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book challenges modernist ideas about the value and role of music in Western society, demonstrating how music can help forge a nation. Exploring the history of Third Republic France, the book ... More

Conventional WisdomThe Content of Musical Form

Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form

Susan McClary

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221062
eISBN:
9780520928084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221062.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book reexamines the concept of musical convention. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, it offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two ... More

The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Richard Taruskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book gathers the author's writing on the arts and politics, ranging in approach from occasional pieces for major newspapers such as the New York Times to full-scale critical essays for leading ... More

Earth Sound Earth SignalEnergies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Douglas Kahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day. Grounded ... More

Expression and TruthOn the Music of Knowledge

Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Expression and truth are traditional opposites in Western thought: expression supposedly refers to states of mind, truth to states of affairs. Expression and Truth rejects this opposition and ... More

Interpreting Music

Interpreting Music

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267053
eISBN:
9780520947368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267053.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is a comprehensive discussion on understanding musical meaning and performing music meaningfully—“interpreting music” in both senses of the term. Synthesizing and advancing two decades of ... More

Musical MeaningToward a Critical History

Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228245
eISBN:
9780520928329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book argues that humanistic, not just technical, meaning is a basic force in music history and an indispensable factor in how, where, and when music is heard. The book draws on a broad range of ... More

Thought of Music

Thought of Music

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288799
eISBN:
9780520963627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288799.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

What, exactly, is knowledge of music? And what does it tell us about humanistic knowledge in general? This book grapples directly with these fundamental questions—questions especially compelling at a ... More

Ubiquitous Listening"Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Ubiquitous Listening: "Affect, Attention, and Distributed Subjectivity"

Anahid Kassabian

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275157
eISBN:
9780520954861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275157.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this book, the author argues that the ubiquity of music in contemporary life has led to a different kind of listening, in which a range of listenings, across ranges of attention and affect, lead ... More

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