Special Issue: Analyzing Performance

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Abstract

[Editor's Message from issue 18.1] Dear MTO readers, Spring Greetings! I am pleased to announce the publication of Music Theory Online 18.1, a special issue on the analysis of performance with an introduction by Nicholas Cook. Contributors approach performance with empirical and non-empirical methods; with computer-aided analysis and close listening; with studies of individual performances and performance corpora; with consideration of interacting sonic and visual effects, cognition, pedagogy, aesthetics, ontology, and the history of recorded performance. Readers will find MTO’s multimedia capabilities in full use; articles include recordings, video, and graphs with flash animation. This special issue on the analysis of performance was the brainchild of Peter Martens with encouragement from Matthew Shaftel (my predecessor); it has been my pleasure to work with Peter and all the authors in bringing it forth.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherMTO: A Journal of the Society for Music Theory
Volume18
StatePublished - Apr 2012

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    Martens, P. (2012, Apr). Special Issue: Analyzing Performance. MTO: A Journal of the Society for Music Theory.