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Silence and Slow Time

Studies in Musical Narrative

Silence and Slow Time( )
Author: Boykan, Martin
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:Scarecrow Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $89.00
Book Description:

This book proposes a way of thinking about music that is faithful to the experience of playing or listening during a real performance. 'Narrative,' in this context, refers to the rhythm of a piece and the way it shapes the succession of events, and the choice of details--chord progressions, melodic figures-that can profoundly affect the way time appears to flow. The argument is developed through a close reading of passages from the full range of Western music. Analyses of dramatic...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Music / Instruction & Study / Theory
Music / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds

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