Dualisms of Time

Rofe, Michael (2014) Dualisms of Time. Contemporary Music Review, 33 (4). pp. 341-354. ISSN 0749-4467

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Abstract / Summary

What is the nature of time in music? This paper considers a number of dualisms in the way we conceive of and describe time, and how these dualisms function in the relationship between music analysis and music perception. Using the opening of the second movement from Webern's Symphony as a case study, McTaggart's tensed/un-tensed distinction will be considered, as will the static/dynamic conceptions of Newtonian/Einsteinian time. Various analytical methods will be placed relative to these dualisms.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 0749-4467
Subjects: Music > Classical Music
Philosophy & Psychology
Courses by Department: Academy of Music & Theatre Arts > Music
Depositing User: Michael Rofe
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 10:28
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2017 10:41
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1859

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