Silence, Music, Silent Music
Nicky Losseff, Jennifer Ruth Doctor
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Jan 1, 2007 - Music - 253 pages
In this book, different disciplines - history, music analysis, psychology, cognition, performance practices, social practices, music therapy, religious studies, philosophy - intersect in considering the multiplicity of relationships that exist between music and silence.
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List of Illustrations and Music Examples
Faith Silence and Darkness Entwined in Messiaens
Contemplating Silences and Cinematic Death
Film Sound Music and the Art of Silence
Pragmatics of Silence
Some Noisy Ruminations on Susan SontagsAesthetics of Silence
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