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Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music

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In this book Jean-Jacques Nattiez, well-known for his pioneering work in musical semiology, examines both music, and discourse about music, as products of human activity that are perceived in varying ways by various cultures. Asking such questions as what is a musical work and what constitutes music, Nattiez draws from philosophy, anthropology, music analysis, and history to propose a global theory for the interpretation of specific pieces, the phenomenon of music, and the human behaviors that music elicits. He reviews ...

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Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music
1990, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691027142

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Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music
1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691091365

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