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Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music (Oxford Studies in Music Theory) [Kofi Agawu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music. By Kofi Agawu. Article in Music and Letters 91(1) ยท January with 22 Reads. Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music. Joseph Kraus. Joseph Kraus Journal of Music Theory () 57 (1):

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The question of whether music has meaning has been the subject of sustained debate ever since music became a subject of academic inquiry. Criteria for Analysis I– 3. Does it communicate specific ideas and emotions?

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Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music. Other editions – View all Music as Discourse: Oxford University Press, Music as Discourse is an essential read for all who are interested in the theory, analysis and semiotics of music of the romantic period. Oxford University Press Amazon. To purchase short term access, please sign discoursse to your Oxford Academic account disciurse.

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What does music mean, and how does this meaning occur? Bridges to Free Composition 5. Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions.

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Most users should sign in with their email address. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. He is also author of Representing African Music: Raymond Monelle; Music as Discourse: Mahler’s Symphonic Sonatas Seth Monahan. Working at the dizcourse of musicology, ethnomusicology, and music philosophy and aesthetics, Agawu presents a synthetic and innovative approach to musical meaning which argues deftly for the thinking of music as a discourse in itself–composed not only of sequences of gestures, phrases, or progressions, but rather also of the very philosophical muic linguistic props that enable the analytical formulations made about music as an object of study.

It furthers the Musicc objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Selected pages Title Page. Music as Language– 2. Now, in Music as Discourse, he offers a focused study that shows semiotics in action, engaging agwu a familiar and cherished repertory in a way that provides valuable insights to both scholar and student. Oxford University PressDec 2, – Music – pages.

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Music as Discourse

The book provides extensive demonstration of the pertinence of a semiological approach to understanding the fully-freighted language of romantic music, stresses the importance of a generative approach to tonal understanding, and provides further muaic into the analogy between music and language.

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