Musical signification essays in the semiotic theory and analysis of music

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Music -- Semiotics.,
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.,
  • Musical analysis.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Eero Tarasti.
SeriesApproaches to semiotics ;, 121
ContributionsTarasti, Eero.
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LC ClassificationsML3845 .M976 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 598 p. :
Number of Pages598
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1278205M
ISBN 103110140403
LC Control Number95009941

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Physical Disciplines and Signs ; 2. A Semiotic View of Musical Subjectivity ; 3. Expressive Individuation and Uncertainty Listening Subjects and Semiotic Worlds.

The Uncertainties of Musical Signification ; 2. Intentionality and Metaphor ; 3. Subjects and First-Person Authority ; 4. Regaining an Interpretive "I" Musical Signs. As in non-musical plays, the ending of each scene in a book musical has to project the action forward, pointing the audience's interest into the scenes to come.

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