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Titre : MUSICAL NOTATIONS OF THE ORIENT: Notational ...
Éditeur : Peter Smith, Gloucester, MA
Date d'édition : 1972
Reliure : Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Etat du livre : Fine
Etat de la jaquette : No Dust Jacket
Edition : Reprint
Red cloth. 498pp, pon, Fine. Quantity Available: 1. Category: folk and ethnic; ISBN: 0844640182. ISBN/EAN: 9780844640181. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16178. N° de réf. du libraire 16178
This book provides a description and preservation of Oriental notational systems, the study of which makes possible a deeper understanding of Eastern art music and demonstrates its character to the student more meaningfully than does the mere presentation of recordings and musical examples written in Western staff notation. The numerous problems arising from styles and techniques which are based upon improvisation and extramusical concepts are also considered.
The purposes of this study will have been fulfilled if it serves as a stimulus toward further research in this fascinating, but, alas, quickly vanishing field. The presentation of Eastern notations may also provide some aesthetic pleasure from the study of unusual and often complex systems and symbols. ?from the Preface
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