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Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment (Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis)

by Thomas Christensen

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • Music theory,
  • History,
  • Enlightenment,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Instruction & Study - Theory,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Biography & Autobiography-Composers & Musicians - Classical Vocalists,
  • Music / General,
  • Music / Theory,
  • Rameau, Jean Philippe,--1683-1764--Criticism and interpretation,
  • 18th century,
  • France,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsIan Bent (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7748793M
    ISBN 10052161709X
    ISBN 109780521617093

    Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment, chs. 1–7. Brian Hyer, “Before Rameau and After,” Music Analysis. 15/1 (March ), pp. 75– Jairo Moreno, Musical Representations, Subjects, and Objects: The Construction of Musical Thought in Zarlino, Descartes, Rameau, and Weber, ch. 3. Mattheson and Rousseau.   Dramatic Expression in Rameau's "tragédie en musique": Between Tradition and Enlightenment, by Cynthia Verba. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, xi, pp. The year was the th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau, and the past few years have seen a wealth of commemorative performances, conferences, and .

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    Christensen, T. () Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment, Cambridge University Press Cohen, D. E. () ‘ The “gift of nature”: Musical‚ “instinct”, and musical cognition in Rameau’, in S. Clark (ed.), Music Theory and Natural Order from the Renaissance to the Early Twentieth Century, Cambridge University Press. Jean-Philippe Rameau. Composer (Sep — Sep) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Thomas Christensen. Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press. pp. Charles Dill. Monstrous Opera: Rameau and the Tragic Tradition. Princeton University Press.


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Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment (Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis) by Thomas Christensen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Ranging widely over the musical and intellectual thought of the eighteenth century, Thomas Christensen is able to orient Rameau's accomplishments in the light of speculative and practical considerations of music theory as well as many of the scientific ideas current in the French Enlightenment.

He shows how Rameau incorporates ideas ranging Author: Thomas Christensen. Ranging widely over the musical and intellectual thought of the eighteenth century, Thomas Christensen is able to orient Rameau's accomplishments in the light of speculative and practical considerations of music theory as well as many of the scientific ideas current in the French Enlightenment.

He shows how Rameau incorporates ideas ranging /5(3). Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment Thomas Christensen This is the first intellectual biography of the French composer and theorist.

Get this from a library. Rameau and musical thought in the Enlightenment. [Thomas Street Christensen] -- This is the first intellectual biography of the French composer and theorist Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Rameau synthesised the vocabulary and grammar of musical practice into a concise scientific system. Jean-Philippe Rameau (French: [ʒɑ̃filip ʁamo]; () 25 September – () 12 September ) was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the 18th century. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is also considered the leading French composer for the harpsichord of his time, alongside François Couperin.

Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment: Thomas Christensen, Ian Bent: Books - or: Thomas Christensen. Ranging widely over the musical and intellectual thought of the eighteenth century, Thomas Christensen is able to orient Rameau's accomplishments in the light of speculative and practical considerations of music theory as well as many of the scientific ideas current in the French : Thomas Christensen.

Ranging widely over the musical and intellectual thought of the eighteenth century, Thomas Christensen is able to orient Rameau's accomplishments in the light of speculative and practical considerations of music theory as well as many of the scientific ideas current in.

Dramatic Expression in Rameau’s “tragédie en musique”: Between Tradition and Enlightenment, by Cynthia Verba. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, xi, pp. The year was the th anniversary of the death of Jean-Philippe Rameau, and the past few years have seen a wealth of commemorative performances, conferences, and Cited by: 1.

This revised edition sustains its original goal of reconstructing the musical dialogue in which Rameau was engaged with some of the leading thinkers of the French Enlightenment. It was a prolonged discussion during the s and s, with Rousseau, D’Alembert, and Diderot as the principal figures most intensely absorbed with Rameau’s musical : Cynthia Verba.

4 Christensen, Thomas, Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), Regarding the composer's friendships see, for example, Rameau, Jean-Philippe, The Complete Theoretical Writings of Jean-Philippe Rameau, ed.

Jacobi, Erwin R., six volumes (American Institute of Musicology, – This web site is intended as a companion to the Cambridge University Press publication, Dramatic Expression in Rameau’s Tragédie en Musique: Between Tradition and Enlightenment. This book explores the story of music's role in the French Enlightenment, focusing on dramatic expression in the musical tragedies of the composer-theorist Jean-Philippe Rameau.

The key theoretical text in this regard is Rameau's Observations sur noire instinct pour la musique, el sur son principe (Paris: Chez Prault fils, ), and in particular, that text's discussion of the affective implications of flat-ward and sharp-ward harmonic motions respectively, a discussion that comes immediately before the lengthy.

Rameau, Jean Philippe (): French composer. One of the most important and controversial French composers of the 18th century, also celebrated for his revolutionary music theories of tonal harmony, Rameau was born in Dijon, the son of a church organist. This book collects key writings about eighteenth century music.

It brings together for the first time in one place, a wide selection of essential documents not only about music theory and practice, but about the historical, philosophical, aesthetic, ideological, and literary debates which held sway during a century when musical thought and criticism gained a privileged position in the culture.

Cynthia Verba's book explores the story of music's role in the French Enlightenment, focusing on dramatic expression in the musical tragedies of the composer-theorist Jean-Philippe Rameau. She reveals how his music achieves its highly moving effects through an interplay between rational design, Author: Cynthia Verba.

christensen, Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment (Cambridge, England ). dill, Monstrous Opera: Rameau and the Tragic Tradition (Princeton ). hyer, "Sighing Branches: Prosopopoeia in Rameau's Pigmalion," Music Analysis 13 () 7 – h.

Cuthbert Girdlestone, Jean-Philippe Rameau, His Life and Work, 2nd ed. (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., ), 2. Thomas Christensen, Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), 3. Source Readings in Music History, Selected and annotated by Oliver Strunk.

By supplementing a modified species approach with a wealth of complete musical examples and historical information, this textbook thoroughly joins principle with practice, providing a truly immersive experience in the study of modal counterpoint and. Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment, author Thomas Christensen gives an objective portrayal of the 18th-century composer/theorist.

The ten chapters provide a very readable, yet technically-precise historical survey of scientific and musical thought leading up to and during the period of the French Enlightenment.Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment. By Thomas Christensen. Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis, volume 4.

Edited by lan Bent. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. xviii + This book is to be warmly welcomed: it is a .Music and the French Enlightenment: Rameau and the Philosophes in Dialogue [Cynthia Verba] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Around the middle of the eighteenth century, the leading figures of the French Enlightenment engaged in a philosophical debate about the nature of music.

The principal participants-Rousseau5/5(1).