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Performing Knowledge: Twentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance

Daphne Leong


This book brings a theorist and performers together to examine the interface of analysis and performance in music of the twentieth century. Nine case studies, of music by Ravel, Schoenberg, Bartók, Schnittke, Milhaud, Messiaen, Babbitt, Carter, and Morris, are co-authored with performers (or composers) of those works. The case studies revolve around musical structure, broadly defined to comprise relations among parts and whole created in the process of making music, whether by composers, performers, listeners, or analysts. Knowledge that is produced in the course of relating analysis and perfo ... More

Keywords: analysis, performance, structure, knowledge, collaboration, twentieth-century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190653545
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190653545.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daphne Leong, author
Associate Professor of Music Theory, University of Colorado, Boulder