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The Resource Signs of music : a guide to musical semiotics, by Eero Tarasti

Signs of music : a guide to musical semiotics, by Eero Tarasti

Label
Signs of music : a guide to musical semiotics
Title
Signs of music
Title remainder
a guide to musical semiotics
Statement of responsibility
by Eero Tarasti
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tarasti, Eero
Dewey number
780/.1/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
ML3845
LC item number
.T348 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Approaches to applied semiotics
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Symbolism in music
  • Sémiotique et musique
  • Musique
  • Symbolisme dans la musique
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Music
  • Music
  • Symbolism in music
  • Musikalische Semiotik
  • Semiotiek
  • Muziek
Summary expansion
Eight essays and articles Finish scholar Tarasti has mostly written since his 1994 </Theory of Musical Semiotics/> trace his development of a new philosophical theory called existential semiotics. He intends them to provide a practical guide to studying music as sign and communication, combining his own ideas with those of recent musicology in general. They cover music as sign; gender, biology, and transcendence; and social and musical practices. Only names are indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Label
Signs of music : a guide to musical semiotics, by Eero Tarasti
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Signs in music itself
  • Romanticism
  • Modernism
  • History of musical scholarship in the light of semiotics
  • Main lines in the development of musical semiotics
  • Signs as acts and events: On musical situations
  • Situation as communication and signification
  • Situation as act and event
  • Situations as intertextuality
  • Articulation of situations
  • Music as sign
  • Gender, biology, and transcendence
  • Metaphors of nature and organicism in music: A "biosemiotic" approach
  • On the musically organic
  • Sibelius and the idea of the "organic"
  • Organic narrativity
  • The emancipation of the sign: On corporeal and gestural meanings in music
  • Body and transcendence in Chopin
  • Are corporeal signs iconic?
  • Are corporeal signs indexical?
  • Analysis
  • Is music sign?
  • Social and musical practices
  • Voice and identity
  • Voice and signification
  • Text
  • Transcendence
  • Orality
  • Singing as social identity
  • National voice types
  • Gender
  • Education
  • Music as semiotic: A historical perspective
  • Empirical methods
  • On the semiosis of musical improvisation: From Mastersingers to Bororo indians
  • Musical improvisation and semiotics
  • Improvisation as communication
  • Improvisation as signification: A peircean view
  • Peirce, Greimas, and music-semiotic analysis
  • Understanding / misunderstanding musical signs
  • Theses on understanding / misunderstanding musical signs
  • Theses on processes of understanding
  • Signs in music history, history of music semiotics
Control code
861527664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110899870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9783110899870
  • 9783110172263
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861527664
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Signs of music : a guide to musical semiotics, by Eero Tarasti
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Signs in music itself
  • Romanticism
  • Modernism
  • History of musical scholarship in the light of semiotics
  • Main lines in the development of musical semiotics
  • Signs as acts and events: On musical situations
  • Situation as communication and signification
  • Situation as act and event
  • Situations as intertextuality
  • Articulation of situations
  • Music as sign
  • Gender, biology, and transcendence
  • Metaphors of nature and organicism in music: A "biosemiotic" approach
  • On the musically organic
  • Sibelius and the idea of the "organic"
  • Organic narrativity
  • The emancipation of the sign: On corporeal and gestural meanings in music
  • Body and transcendence in Chopin
  • Are corporeal signs iconic?
  • Are corporeal signs indexical?
  • Analysis
  • Is music sign?
  • Social and musical practices
  • Voice and identity
  • Voice and signification
  • Text
  • Transcendence
  • Orality
  • Singing as social identity
  • National voice types
  • Gender
  • Education
  • Music as semiotic: A historical perspective
  • Empirical methods
  • On the semiosis of musical improvisation: From Mastersingers to Bororo indians
  • Musical improvisation and semiotics
  • Improvisation as communication
  • Improvisation as signification: A peircean view
  • Peirce, Greimas, and music-semiotic analysis
  • Understanding / misunderstanding musical signs
  • Theses on understanding / misunderstanding musical signs
  • Theses on processes of understanding
  • Signs in music history, history of music semiotics
Control code
861527664
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (232 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110899870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9783110899870
  • 9783110172263
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861527664
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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