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Circle and the Diamond The Odyssey of Music

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ISBN-10: 1483694720

ISBN-13: 9781483694726

Edition: 2013

Authors: Roland Trogan

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In the Circle and the Diamond, the author's disaffection with the shortcomings of music analysis leads to the creation of an original contribution to understanding our Western musical heritage. Composer Roland Trogan explicates Susanne Langer's notion that music consists of "patterns of sentience" by extending the notion of "harmonic rhythm" (rate of chordal change) to the analytical parameters of texture, dynamics, tempo, tonality and form. Changes in the rates of each parameter create patterns, and these correspond to existential and phenomenological patterns in human experience, ranging from mental and emotional states to biorhythms and the course of life itself. the author also…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation LLC
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 139
Size: 0.24" wide x 0.35" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 0.110
Language: English