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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality
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Being Time: Case Studies in Musical Temporality (Paperback)

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Being Time invites a deep consideration of the personal experience of temporality in music, focusing on the perceptual role of the listener. Through individual case studies, this book centers on musical works that deal with time in radical ways. These include pieces by Morton Feldman, James Saunders, Chiyoko Szlavnics, Ryoji Ikeda, Toshiya Tsunoda, Laurie Spiegel and Andre O. Moeller. Multiple perspectives are explored through a series of encounters, initially between an individual and a work, and subsequently with each author's varying experiences of temporality. The authors compare their responses to features such as repetition, speed, duration and scale from a perceptual standpoint, drawing in reflections on aspects such as musical memory and anticipation. The observations made in this book are accessible and relevant to readers who are interested in exploring issues of temporality from a broad range of disciplinary perspectives.

Music & DanceDanceTheory of music & musicologyMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresRock & Pop music Publisher: Continuum Publishing Corporation Publication Date: 27/12/2018 ISBN-13: 9781623564940  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Richard Glover is a composer and Reader in Music at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. Jennie Gottschalk is a composer and the author of Experimental Music Since 1970. Bryn Harrison is a composer and Reader in Composition at the University of Huddersfield, UK.

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