Reading Music: Further Adventures in Creative Musicology

Kefala-Kerr, John (2011) Reading Music: Further Adventures in Creative Musicology. Muzikas Akademijas Raksti, VIII. pp. 130-139. ISSN 2243-5719

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Abstract

This article considers words and music in close proximity: how ‘words about music’ might occupy themselves in ways other than as ‘mere’ exegesis, and how ‘music about words’ might challenge music’s assumed self-sufficiency. Through examples of my work in ‘creative musicology’, I explore that hinterland where literary-poetic writing borders musicology. An underlying premise of the article is that the products of musical creation are always already ‘critical work done’.

KEYWORDS: narratology, fiction, creative musicology, theory, composition

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Performing Arts > Music
Divisions: Faculty of Arts Design and Media > Department of Arts and Design
Units of Assessment > 35 Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts (UoA)
Depositing User: John Kefala-Kerr
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2013 08:22
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 08:22
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/4087

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