Contemporary Music: Theoretical and Philosophical Perspectives

By Max Paddison

The situation of up to date song this present day and the philosophical and theoretical questions regarding it are the focal point of this quantity of essays through best overseas musicologists and philosophers.

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Avant-garde (Music) I. Paddison, Max. II. Deliège, Irène. 780. 9’05–dc22 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication info modern tune: theoretical and philosophical views / [edited by way of] Max Paddison and Irène Deliège. p. cm. comprises index. ISBN 978-0-7546-0497-6 (hardcover: alk. paper) – ISBN 978-1-4094-0416-3 (ebook) 1. track – twentieth century – background and feedback. 2. track – twentieth century – Philosophy and aesthetics. three. track – twenty first century – historical past and feedback. four. tune – twenty first century – Philosophy and aesthetics. I. Paddison, Max. II. Deliège, Irène. ML197. C75126 2009 780. 9’04–dc22 2009050043 this can be a revised and improved English version of Musique contemporaine: views théoriques et philosophiques, edited by way of Irène Deliège and Max Paddison (Sprimont: Pierre Mardaga éditeur, 2001). Translators taken with this venture have been Mark Berry, Anne Giannini, Christopher Johns, Sebastiaan Kokelaar, Matthew Lavy, Dave Meredith, and Max Paddison. Translations editor: Max Paddison. This booklet has been released with the help of the Wernaers beginning and lower than the auspices of ESCOM, the ecu Society for the Cognitive Sciences of track. ISBN 9780754604976 (hbk) ISBN 9781409404163 (ebk) III Bach musicological font constructed through © Yo Tomita. Contents record of song Examples   record of Figures and Tables   Contributors   ix xi xiii Preface   Irène Deliège and Max Paddison xix advent modern tune: concept, Aesthetics, severe Theory   Max Paddison 1 half I: Theoretical views and Retrospectives 1 The rules of song and the explanation of Theory   Hugues Dufourt 19 2 Atonal concord: From Set to Scale   Célestin Deliège fifty one three looking for misplaced Harmony   Rudolf Frisius seventy seven 4 Against a conception of Musical (New) Complexity   Richard Toop 89 five Heterogeneity: Or, at the selection of Being Omnivorous   Pascal Decroupet ninety nine 6 Varèse, Serialism and the Acoustic Metaphor   Pascal Decroupet 117 7 ‘I Open and Close’?  Richard Toop 133 8 A interval of disagreement: The Post-Webern Years   Célestin Deliège 143 vi modern track half II: Philosophical reviews and Speculations After Adorno 9 A Philosophy of Totality   Herman Sabbe a hundred seventy five 10 183 percentages for a Work-Immanent modern Musical Logic  François Nicolas 11 Postmodernism and the Survival of the Avant-garde   Max Paddison 205 12 Material Constraints: Adorno, Benjamin, Arendt   Anne Boissière 229 thirteen 249 in the direction of an Aesthetics of Risk   Marc Jimenez 14 Music and Social family: in the direction of a idea of Mediation   Max Paddison 259 half III: artistic Orientations 15 Music, Ambiguity, Buddhism: A Composer’s Perspective   Jonathan Harvey 16 Artistic Orientations, Aesthetic thoughts, and the boundaries of rationalization: An Interview with Pierre Boulez   David Walters 17 279 305 Failed Time, profitable Time, Shadowtime: An Interview with Brian Ferneyhough   Lois Fitch and John Hails 319 Sound constructions, ameliorations, and damaged Magic: An Interview with Helmut Lachenmann   Abigail Heathcote 331 19 searching and varieties: An Interview with Wolfgang Rihm   Richard McGregor 18 349 Contents vii Postlude: Helmut Lachenmann, Wolfgang Rihm and the Austro-German Tradition   Alastair Williams 361 Index of Names   371 Index of Subjects   379 This web page has been left clean deliberately List of tune Examples 2.

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