Metaphor and Musical Thought

Metaphor and Musical Thought

by Michael Spitzer

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ISBN-13: 9780226279435
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/21/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 392
File size: 27 MB
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About the Author

Michael Spitzer is professor of music and head of school at the University of Liverpool, UK.

Table of Contents

Part I
The Metaphorical Present
The Aristotelian Telescope
1. What Is Metaphor?
2. Metaphor and Musical Thought
1. New Orientations in Metaphor
1. "Hearing as" and Dual-Aspect Perception
2. Basic-Level Mapping
3. Analytical Metaphors
4. Historical Metaphors
2. Conceptualization
1. Music and Metaphorical Thought
2. Schematism, Metaphors, and Prototypes
3. Excursus on Metaphor and Aesthetics
3. Poetics
1. Figures of Discourse: The Body in the Text
2. Musical Figures
3. Musical Discourse
4. Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven
Part II
The Metaphorical Tradition
Sunflowers: Toward a Metaphorics of Music History
1. The Heliotrope
2. Metaphorization and Literalization
3. Map to Part II: Three Sunflowers
4. The Secret History: Structure without Structuralism
4. Harmony and Painting
1. Cultural Metaphors: The Dialogue of Harmony and Painting
2. Baroque Pedagogy
3. Painterly Discourse
5. Rhythm and Language
1. Cultural Metaphors: The Dialogue of Rhythm and Language
2. Classical Pedagogy
3. Linguistic Discourse
6. Melody and Life
1. Cultural Metaphors: The Dialogue of Melody and Life
2. Romantic Pedagogy
3. Organic Discourse

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