Drabkin, William () Review. Kofi Agawu, Playing with signs: a semiotic interpretation of classical music. Music Analysis, 11, Robert S. Hatten; Kofi Agawu. Playing with Signs: A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music. Princeton: Princeton University Press, and. Read Playing with Signs by V. Kofi Agawu by V. Kofi Agawu by V. Kofi Agawu for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android.
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Society for Music Theory members Sign in via society site. A Semiotic Interpretation of Classic Music. Mystery of the Mind Wilder Penfield. Toward a Semiology of Music.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Playing with Signs proposes a listener-oriented theory of Classic instrumental music that encompasses its two most fundamental communicative dimensions: Units of expression, defined in reference to topoi, are shown here to interact with, confront, and merge into units signd structure, defined in terms of the rhetorical conventions of beginning, continuing, and ending.
Originally published in Description Of all the repertories of Western Art music, none is as explicitly listener-oriented as that of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Selected pages Title Page. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Yet few attempts agaau analyze the so-called Classic Style have embraced the semiotic implications of this condition.
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