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ISBN:0253347661
Author: Raymond Monelle
ISBN13: 978-0253347664
Title: The Musical Topic: Hunt, Military and Pastoral (Musical Meaning and Interpretation)
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Language: English
Category: Music
Publisher: Indiana University Press; 1st Edition edition (September 21, 2006)
Pages: 304

The Musical Topic: Hunt, Military and Pastoral (Musical Meaning and Interpretation) by Raymond Monelle



The Musical Topic is an invaluable study that discusses three topics prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. Monelle provides an in-depth cultural and historical study for each musical topic. He carefully considers each musical topic's origin, thematization, manifestation, and meaning and how each topic is in itself its own expressive figure  . The pastoral topic is described in relation to the long cultural tradition of the pastoral. Each topic is illustrated from the music of all periods. Categories: History\Military History. Series: Musical Meaning and Interpretation.

The Musical Topic is an invaluable study that discusses three topics prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. He carefully considers each musical topic's origin, thematization, manifestation, and meaning and how each topic is in itself its own expressive figure

The Musical Topic marks the culmination of Monelle's developing thought on the book's titular subject. Monelle has drawn upon an impressive array of sources in a variety of fields, producing an interdisciplinary study of unusual scope. No. 89, Spring 2010 (Current Musicology). This book embarks on a cultural history of three tropes, or themes, that appear frequently in musical works

Musical meaning and interpretation. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. -298) and index. Formatted Contents Note: Topic theory. Topic and expression ; The literary source of topic theory ; Signifier and signified in music Huntsmen. Signifier : the hunting horn ; Signified : hunts noble and ignoble ; Musical hunts ; The topic established Soldiers. The military signifier : 1. The march ; The military signifier : 2. The military trumpet and its players ; The military signified ; The soldier represented Shepherds

The Musical Topic is an invaluable study that discusses three topics prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral.

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Musical Meaning in Beethoven: Markedness, Correlation, and Interpretation. Intertextuality in Western Art Music. The Musical Topic: Hunt, Military and Pastoral. Musical Representations, Subjects, and Objects: The Construction of Musical Thought in Zarlino, Descartes, Rameau, and Weber. The book’s seven chapters are gathered in three parts. The first of these is titled Meaning and Interpretation and moves about among issues and questions for film music analysis and film style in relation to sound. Chapter 1 lays out the ideological and methodological ground. The study of narrative sound film concerns itself with the two components of the film (sound and image) and their interplay with narrative; music is one component of the sound track.

The Musical Topic discusses three tropes prominently featured in Western European music: the hunt, the military, and the pastoral. Raymond Monelle provides an in-depth cultural and historical study of musical topics―short melodic figures, harmonic or rhythmic formulae carrying literal or lexical meaning―through consideration of their origin, thematization, manifestation, and meaning. The Musical Topic shows the connections of musical meaning to literature, social history, and the fine arts.