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Music, words, and voice: A reader

Clayton, Martin ed. (2007). Music, words, and voice: A reader. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

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This interdisciplinary resource integrates the worlds of music and literature. It focusses on the relationships between words and music, and between musical and verbal forms. Featured alongside key writings on music, speech and their relationship are previously unpublished articles and interview transcripts, and a new translation of an extract from Wagner’s theoretical works.

Designed for undergraduate students, the book:

-examines a historically and geographically diverse selection of genres from a variety of academic perspectives
-explores issues of language, musical form, performance, song, narrative, sound and action, and identity
-enables readers to connect with different histories, cultures and technologies via the linkages between musical and literary texts.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 0-7190-7787-7, 978-0-7190-7787-6
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 17653
Depositing User: Martin Clayton
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2009 09:44
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:03
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