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'In My Mind's Ear': Misconstruing Sounds as Sights – a Philosophical and Cinematical Caution
The notion of 'imaging' music ought to perplex us philosophically, for 'to imagine' is a verb of visualisation. Hearing musical events may cause us to imagine things, and seeing things may cause us to think of hearing ...
A Theory for All Music: Problems and Solutions in the Analysis of non-Western Forms
(University of Toronto Press, 1998)
Professor Rahn takes the approach to the analysis of Western art music developed recently by theorists such as Benjamin Boretz and extends it to address non-Western forms. In the process, he rejects recent ethnomusicological ...