Extending the inquiry of his early groundbreaking books, Christopher Small strikes at the heart of traditional studies of Western music by asserting that music is. Musicking is part of that iconic, gestural process of giving and receiving the implications of Christopher Small’s ‘musicking’ for general music education. Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening by Christopher Small. CHRISTOPHER SMALL. Musicking. THE MEANINGS OF. PERFORMING AND.
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In this new book, Small outlines a theory of what he terms “musicking,” a verb that encompasses all musical activity from composing to performing to listening to a Walkman to singing in the shower. The Meanings of Performing and Listening.
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He retired from teaching in and moved to SitgesSpain, where he lived with his partner Neville Braithwaite a Jamaican-born dancer, singer, and youth worker whom he married in The Meanings of Performing and Listening. This engaging and deftly written trip through the concert hall will have readers rethinking every aspect of their musical worlds.
A finite number of classic works to be shared out chistopher restricts the programme. Selected pages Table of Contents. There is no place for amateurs except in a few Youth Orchestras. Dec 05, Stephen Jenkins rated it it was amazing. Fourth the score sets the upper limit of what can be achieved.
Extending the inquiry of his early groundbreaking books, Christopher Small strikes at the heart of traditional studies of Western music by asserting that music is not a thing, but rather an activity. After his studies he stayed in England, where he taught at schools, including Anstey College of Education in Birmingham.
Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. We can see it as a submission of the regular audience to bourgeois relations. Second, they allow no communication with the outside world.
In this new book, Small outlines a theory of what he terms “musicking,” a verb that encompasses all musical Music and Musicking pp.
The Meanings of Performing and Listening.
To see what your friends smal, of this book, please sign up. He goes on and on, describing how music should be, without actually presenting any music.
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Emily Hilliard rated it really liked it Jan 09, The concert experience is that of passive and elite consumption. Small seeks to find the meaning of the concert in the relationships between the people who make and attend this event rather that the relationships of notes in the score. They, too, are all contributing to the nature of the event that is a musical performance.
He does offer examples, but In this new book, Small outlines a theory of what he terms “musicking,” a verb that encompasses all musical Nov 16, Makiko Hirata rated it liked it. I have spent my professional music life such as it is telling myself and others that music is something you do. The second idea is that when this score is performed it is a one-way communication from composer to audience, usually through the medium of an orchestra.
In this new book, Small outlines a theory of what he terms “musicking,” a verb that encompasses all musical activity from composing to performing to listening to a Walkman to singing in the shower. Views Read Edit View history.
The next step is that this score is printed and published to claim the originality of its singular authorship. Performers and listeners alike are isolated here from the world of their everyday lives.