Dictionnaire des Musiques

Titre : Dictionnaire des Musiques
Auteur : Encyclopaedia Universalis
Éditeur : Encyclopaedia Universalis
ISBN-13 : 9782852291393
Libération : 2015-10-27

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Le Dictionnaire des Musiques réunit plus de six cents articles empruntés au fonds de l’Encyclopaedia Universalis et aborde tous les aspects de la musique : les formes et les genres (sonate, rhapsodie, valse, madrigal...), l’écriture et la théorie (gamme, arrangement, tempérament, rubato...), les voix et l’art lyrique (baryton, contre-ténor, bel canto, Covent Garden, Scala de Milan...), les traditions musicales (Afrique noire, Moyen-Orient, Asie du Sud-Est...), la musique contemporaine (aléatoire, concrète, minimaliste, sérielle...), tous les instruments (arc musical, piano, célesta, tympanon, flûte...), les courants musicaux d’aujourd’hui (rock, raï, hip-hop...), le jazz, le blues, la world music, la musique de film, les festivals... Un inépuisable inventaire des musiques passées et présentes, avec un accent mis sur les musiques savantes, sous la conduite des guides les plus qualifiés. Un index facilite la consultation du Dictionnaire des Musiques, auquel ont collaboré plus de cent auteurs, parmi lesquels François Bayle, Philippe Beaussant, Gérard Condé, Alain Féron, Paul Méfano, Alain Pâris, Marc Vignal...

Dictionnaire du Jazz

Titre : Dictionnaire du Jazz
Auteur : Encyclopaedia Universalis
Éditeur : Encyclopaedia Universalis
ISBN-13 : 9782852295537
Libération : 2015-10-27

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Extrait de deux ouvrages monumentaux, le Dictionnaire des Musiciens et le Dictionnaire des Musiques, précédemment parus dans la même collection, ce dictionnaire se consacre au jazz sous toutes ses formes : les styles (COOL, FUSION, NEW ORLEANS...), les genres voisins (DIXIELAND, BLUES, GOSPEL...) et surtout, bien sûr, les musiciens et les musiciennes, instrumentistes, chanteurs et chanteuses, qui ont marqué l’histoire du jazz et font son actualité. Depuis ADDERLEY (Cannonball) jusqu’à YOUNG (Lester) en passant par BLEY (Carla), COLTRANE (John) ou TATUM (Art) plus de 250 biographies présentent, des origines à nos jours, les multiples facettes de cet art si divers. Tout le jazz y est rassemblé pour vous sous la conduite des guides les plus compétents. Un index facilite la consultation du Dictionnaire du Jazz, auquel ont collaboré 26 auteurs parmi lesquels Alain Gerber, Eugène Lledo, Xavier Prévost, Lucien Rioux...

L Homme

Titre : L Homme
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015064848578
Libération : 2006

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de L Homme Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Livres hebdo

Titre : Livres hebdo
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015063381522
Libération : 2005

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Livres hebdo Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Beyond the Score

Titre : Beyond the Score
Auteur : Nicholas Cook
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780199357406
Libération : 2014-02

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In Beyond the Score: Music as Performance, author Nicholas Cook supplants the traditional musicological notion of music as writing, asserting instead that it is as performance that music is loved, understood, and consumed. This book reconceives music as an activity through which meaning is generated in real time, as Cook rethinks familiar assumptions and develops new approaches. Focusing primarily but not exclusively on the Western 'art' tradition, Cook explores perspectives that range from close listening to computational analysis, from ethnography to the study of recordings, and from the social relations constructed through performance to the performing (and listening) body. In doing so, he reveals not only that the notion of music as text has hampered academic understanding of music, but also that it has inhibited performance practices, placing them in a textualist straightjacket. Beyond the Score has a strong historical emphasis, touching on broad developments in twentieth-century performance style and setting them into their larger cultural context. Cook also investigates the relationship between recordings and performance, arguing that we do not experience recordings as mere reproductions of a performance but as performances in their own right. Beyond the Score is a comprehensive exploration of new approaches and methods for the study of music as performance, and will be an invaluable addition to the libraries of music scholars-including musicologists, music theorists, and music cognition scholars-everywhere.

Thinking in Jazz

Titre : Thinking in Jazz
Auteur : Paul F. Berliner
Éditeur : University of Chicago Press
ISBN-13 : 0226044521
Libération : 2009-10-05

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A landmark in jazz studies, Thinking in Jazz reveals as never before how musicians, both individually and collectively, learn to improvise. Chronicling leading musicians from their first encounters with jazz to the development of a unique improvisatory voice, Paul Berliner documents the lifetime of preparation that lies behind the skilled improviser's every idea. The product of more than fifteen years of immersion in the jazz world, Thinking in Jazz combines participant observation with detailed musicological analysis, the author's experience as a jazz trumpeter, interpretations of published material by scholars and performers, and, above all, original data from interviews with more than fifty professional musicians: bassists George Duvivier and Rufus Reid; drummers Max Roach, Ronald Shannon Jackson, and Akira Tana; guitarist Emily Remler; pianists Tommy Flanagan and Barry Harris; saxophonists Lou Donaldson, Lee Konitz, and James Moody; trombonist Curtis Fuller; trumpeters Doc Cheatham, Art Farmer, Wynton Marsalis, and Red Rodney; vocalists Carmen Lundy and Vea Williams; and others. Together, the interviews provide insight into the production of jazz by great artists like Betty Carter, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, and Charlie Parker. Thinking in Jazz overflows with musical examples from the 1920s to the present, including original transcriptions (keyed to commercial recordings) of collective improvisations by Miles Davis's and John Coltrane's groups. These transcriptions provide additional insight into the structure and creativity of jazz improvisation and represent a remarkable resource for jazz musicians as well as students and educators. Berliner explores the alternative ways—aural, visual, kinetic, verbal, emotional, theoretical, associative—in which these performers conceptualize their music and describes the delicate interplay of soloist and ensemble in collective improvisation. Berliner's skillful integration of data concerning musical development, the rigorous practice and thought artists devote to jazz outside of performance, and the complexities of composing in the moment leads to a new understanding of jazz improvisation as a language, an aesthetic, and a tradition. This unprecedented journey to the heart of the jazz tradition will fascinate and enlighten musicians, musicologists, and jazz fans alike.

Lexicon of Musical Invective

Titre : Lexicon of Musical Invective
Auteur : Nicolas Slonimsky
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN-13 : 039332009X
Libération : 2000

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"A supermarket tabloid of classical music criticism."—From the new foreword by Peter Schickele.

Girl in a Band

Titre : Girl in a Band
Auteur : Kim Gordon
Éditeur : Faber & Faber
ISBN-13 : 9780571309368
Libération : 2015-02-22

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Often described as aloof, Kim Gordon opens up as never before in Girl in a Band. Telling the story of her family, her life in visual art, her move to New York City, the men in her life, her marriage, her relationship with her daughter, her music, and her band, Girl in a Band is a rich and beautifully written memoir. Gordon takes us back to the lost New York of the 1980s and '90s that gave rise to Sonic Youth, and the Alternative revolution in popular music the band helped usher in-paving the way for Nirvana, Hole, Smashing Pumpkins and many other acts. But at its core, Girl in a Band examines what partnership means-and what happens when it dissolves.

Play it Again

Titre : Play it Again
Auteur :
Éditeur : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN-13 : 0754668096
Libération : 2010

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The cover phenomenon in popular culture may be viewed as a postmodern manifestation in music as artists revisit, reinterpret and re-examine a significant cross section of musical styles, periods, genres, individual records, and other artists and their catalogues of works. The cover complex, with its multiple variations, issues, contexts, and re-contextualizations comprises an important and rich popular culture text. These re-recordings represent artifacts which embody artistic, social, cultural, historical, commercial, biographical, and novel meanings. Through homage, allusion, apprenticeship, and parody, among other modes, these diverse musical quotations express, preserve, and distribute popular culture, popular music and their intersecting historical narratives. Play it Again represents the first collection of critical perspectives on the many facets of cover songs in popular music.

But Beautiful

Titre : But Beautiful
Auteur : Geoff Dyer
Éditeur : North Point Press
ISBN-13 : 9781466869851
Libération : 2014-06-24

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"May be the best book ever written about jazz."—David Thomson, Los Angeles Times In eight poetically charged vignettes, Geoff Dyer skillfully evokes the music and the men who shaped modern jazz. Drawing on photos, anecdotes, and, most important, the way he hears the music, Dyer imaginatively reconstructs scenes from the embattled lives of some of the greats: Lester Young fading away in a hotel room; Charles Mingus storming down the streets of New York on a too-small bicycle; Thelonious Monk creating his own private language on the piano. However, music is the driving force of But Beautiful, and wildly metaphoric prose that mirrors the quirks, eccentricity, and brilliance of each musician's style.