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A Theory of Musical Narrative
     

A Theory of Musical Narrative

by Byron Almen
 

ISBN-10: 025335238X

ISBN-13: 9780253352385

Pub. Date: 11/26/2008

Publisher: Indiana University Press

The first book-length consideration of musical narrative

Overview

The first book-length consideration of musical narrative

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253352385
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
11/26/2008
Series:
Musical Meaning and Interpretation Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments

Part 1. A Theory of Musical Narrative
1. An Introduction to Narrative Analysis: Chopin's Prelude in G Major, Op. 28, No. 3
2. Perspectives and Critiques
3. A Theory of Musical Narrative: Conceptual Considerations
4. A Theory of Musical Narrative: Analytical Considerations
5. Narrative and Topic
Part 2. Archetypal Narratives and Phases
6. Romance Narratives and Micznik's Degrees of Narrativity
7. Tragic Narratives: An Extended Analysis of Schubert, Piano Sonata in B Major, D. 960, First Movement
8. Ironic Narratives: Subtypes and Phases
9. Comic Narratives and Discursive Strategies
10. Summary and Conclusion

Glossary
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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