CHRISTOPHER SMALL MUSICKING PDF

CHRISTOPHER SMALL MUSICKING PDF

Extending the inquiry of his early groundbreaking books, Christopher Small strikes at the heart of traditional studies of Western music by asserting that music is. Musicking is part of that iconic, gestural process of giving and receiving the implications of Christopher Small’s ‘musicking’ for general music education. Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening by Christopher Small. CHRISTOPHER SMALL. Musicking. THE MEANINGS OF. PERFORMING AND.

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Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening (Music Culture)

Dec 05, Stephen Jenkins rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A Vision of Order pp.

This is probably the most important book about music that you will ever read. Other editions – View all Musicking: The logistics and infrastructure of a modern performance are very far from spontaneous.

Stan Cornett rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Musidking appreciate what he is trying to do but think that his ideas begin to falter once they are applied beyond the narrow range in which Small applies them.

Anyways, it was amusing in the beginning, too much details in the middle it may be because I just wrote a doctoral thesis on this topic, and so a lot of his claims were familiar to meand I didn’t read the end. This conservative canon is extended in a sophisticated way into the playlist of BBC Christopber 3 and, in a banal way, to Classic Fm.

An Art of the Theater pp. A Place for Hearing pp. I think he was very daring in pointing out to things like racism, class-ism, and elitism in classical music in its history and industry. And I applaud the author for having taken a strong stand against a mainstream attitude toward classical music, and how it should be delivered, especially back in Summoning Up the Dead Composer pp.

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Sharing with Strangers pp. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes chrisropher creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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Important enough to share. Use dmy dates from November Sep 11, Bennett rated it it was amazing. He retired from teaching in and moved to SitgesSpain, where he lived with his partner Neville Braithwaite a Jamaican-born dancer, singer, and youth worker whom he married in Third is that there is no feedback from the audience nor communication between the audience whilst the performance is in progress – silent listening and stillness of body are required.

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As a frequent concert goer, I will definitely read this book many times in the fut An incredible perspective and scholarly discussion on the politics that informs the very nature and format of the western classical music and its live performances. Great review of this by Robert Christgau from the Village Voice Performers can only take part is they make their way through layers of competitions that serve to exclude most musicians.

In this new book, Small outlines a theory of what he terms “musicking,” a verb that encompasses all musical activity from composing to performing to listening to a Walkman to singing in the shower. The repertory that attracts a profitable audience is frozen in the first decades of the C20th. Thanks for telling us about the problem. His theories also assume that every single role will be performed as expected and leaves no room for the unexpected, which must always be considered in performance arts.

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An incredible perspective and scholarly discussion on the politics that informs the very nature and format of the western classical music and its live performances. Account Options Sign in. Not only the performer does music, but Small insists that any human who comes into contact with music from the composer to the person who sets up chairs for people to sit in while they listen or play is doing the music.

Between and he was adjunct professor of the history of music at Syracuse University London Centre, and a tutor in music to the summer school of the BEd course of Sussex University between and