[Reading] ➻ Interpreting Music By Lawrence Kramer – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk

[Reading] ➻ Interpreting Music  By Lawrence Kramer – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • ebook
  • 336 pages
  • Interpreting Music
  • Lawrence Kramer
  • English
  • 20 October 2018
  • 9780520947368

Interpreting Music Interpreting Music Is A Comprehensive Essay On Understanding Musical Meaning And Performing Music Meaningfully Interpreting Music In Both Senses Of The Term Synthesizing And Advancing Two Decades Of Highly Influential Work, Lawrence Kramer Fundamentally Rethinks The Concepts Of Work, Score, Performance, Performativity, Interpretation, And Meaning Even The Very Concept Of Music While Breaking Down Conventional Wisdom And Received Ideas Kramer Argues That Music, Far From Being Closed To Interpretation, Is Ideally Open To It, And That Musical Interpretation Is The Paradigm Of Interpretation In General The Book Illustrates The Many Dimensions Of Interpreting Music Through A Series Of Case Studies Drawn From The Classical Repertoire, But Its Methods And Principles Carry Over To Other Repertoires Just As They Carry Beyond Music By Working Through Music To Wider Philosophical And Cultural Questions.

About the Author: Lawrence Kramer

Lawrence Kramer is Professor of English and Music at Fordham Universityand co editor of the journal 19th Century Music He has held visitingprofessorships at Yale, Columbia, the University of Graz, the University ofNewcastle upon Tyne, and McMaster University His work, focused on theinterrelations of music, culture, and society, comprises numerous essaysand a series of seven books, most recently

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