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Emotion and Meaning in Music

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory and aesthetics, the relationship between pattern and meaning."—David Kraehenbuehl, Journal of Music Theory
 
"This is the best study of its kind to have come to the attention of this reviewer."—Jules Wolffers, The Christian Science Monitor

"It is not too much to say that his approach provides a basis for the meaningful discussion of emotion and meaning in all art."—David P. McAllester, American Anthropologist

"A book which should be read by all who want deeper insights into music listening, performing, and composing."—Marcus G. Raskin, Chicago Review

Synopsis:

Analyzes the meaning expressed in music, the social and psychological sources of meaning, and the methods of musical communication.

Synopsis:

Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory and aesthetics, the relationship between pattern and meaning.—David Kraehenbuehl, Journal of Music Theory
 
This is the best study of its kind to have come to the attention of this reviewer.—Jules Wolffers, The Christian Science Monitor

It is not too much to say that his approach provides a basis for the meaningful discussion of emotion and meaning in all art.—David P. McAllester, American Anthropologist

A book which should be read by all who want deeper insights into music listening, performing, and composing.—Marcus G. Raskin, Chicago Review

Synopsis:

This is a book meant for every student interested in music and discusses music theories.

Table of Contents

I. Theory

II. Expectation and Learning

III. Principles of Pattern Perception: The Law of Good Continuation

IV. Principles of Pattern Perception: Completion and Closure

V. Principles of Pattern Perception: The Weakening of Shape

VI. The Evidence: Deviation in Performance and Tonal Organization

VII. The Evidence: Simultaneous and Successive Deviation

VIII. Note on Image Processes, Connotations, and Moods

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226521398
Author:
Meyer, Leonard
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Author:
Meyer, Leonard B.
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Theory
Subject:
Music-Theory and Composition
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
19610231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
104 musical examples
Pages:
315
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Product details 315 pages University of Chicago Press - English 9780226521398 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Analyzes the meaning expressed in music, the social and psychological sources of meaning, and the methods of musical communication.
"Synopsis" by ,
Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. It clears the air of many confused notions . . . and lays the groundwork for exhaustive study of the basic problem of music theory and aesthetics, the relationship between pattern and meaning.—David Kraehenbuehl, Journal of Music Theory
 
This is the best study of its kind to have come to the attention of this reviewer.—Jules Wolffers, The Christian Science Monitor

It is not too much to say that his approach provides a basis for the meaningful discussion of emotion and meaning in all art.—David P. McAllester, American Anthropologist

A book which should be read by all who want deeper insights into music listening, performing, and composing.—Marcus G. Raskin, Chicago Review

"Synopsis" by , This is a book meant for every student interested in music and discusses music theories.
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