Sound & Score

Sound & Score

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Sound and Score brings together music expertise from prominent international researchers and performers to explore the intimate relations between sound and score and the artistic possibilities that this relationship yields for performers, composers and listeners. Considering notation as the totality of words, signs, and symbols encountered on the road to an accurate and effective performance of music, this book embraces different styles and periods in a comprehensive understanding of the complex relations between invisible sound and mute notation, between aural perception and visual representation, and between the concreteness of sound and the iconic essence of notation. Three main perspectives structure the analysis: a conceptual approach that offers contributions from different fields of enquiry (history, musicology, semiotics), a practical one that takes the skilled body as its point of departure (written by performers), and finally an experimental perspective that challenges state-of-the-art practices, including transdisciplinary approaches in the crossroads to visual arts and dance.qThis essay charts the trajectory of my artistic practice from early experiments with musical scores to Score Spaces in the 2000s ... I provide concrete examples in support of this idea, describing my own artistic practice using navigation, mapping and ... notation in a variety of ways, often embracing other disciplines such as visual arts, theatre, performance and writing. ... Notations for exploring extended instrumental techniques were invented that graphically and descriptively explainedanbsp;...

Title:Sound & Score
Author: William Brooks, Virginia Anderson (Musicologist)
Publisher:Leuven University Press - 2014-01-14

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