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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 musi 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 insight into the analogy between music and language. Other editions – View all Music as Discourse: Imprint Oxford ; New York: Liszt, Orpheus — 7.

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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. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon: Ebook This title is available as an ebook.

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Criteria for Analysis II 4. Skip siscourse search Skip to main content. He is also author of Representing African Music: Audacious Euphony Richard Cohn. This book, with its lapidary clarity, its surprising insights, and its emphasis on musical meaning, is going to change all that. Does it communicate specific ideas and emotions? Account Options Sign in.

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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 insight into the analogy between music and language. Sign In Forgot password?

Music as Discourse

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

This elegant and rich book needs to be lived with and digested. In the Process of Becoming Janet Schmalfeldt. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references p.

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Is music a language? Criteria for Analysis II– 4. Music as Language 2. Kofi Agawu’s Music as Discourse has become a standard and definitive work in musical semiotics.

Working at the nexus of musicology, ethnomusicology, and music aw 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 discoures, but rather also of the very philosophical and linguistic props that enable the analytical formulations made about music as an object of study.

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Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions. He is also author of Representing African Music: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music. Oxford University Press Amazon.

Music as Discourse is an essential read for all who are interested in the theory, analysis and semiotics of music of the romantic period. Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions. Describe the connection issue. Oxford University PressDec 2, – Music – pages. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.