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 New,Meter as Rhythm

20th Anniversary Edition

  • Author: Hasty, Christopher F.

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$43.00

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Contents

  • PART I
  • METER AND RHYTHM COMPOSED
  • ONE
  • General Characterization of the Opposition
  • Periodicity and the Denial of Taste
  • Rhythmic Experience
  • Period versus Pattern
  • Metrical Accent versus Rhythmic Accent
  • TWO
  • Two Eighteenth-Century Views
  • THREE
  • Evaluations of Rhythm and Meter
  • FOUR
  • Distinctions of Rhythm and Meter in Three Influential American Studies
  • FIVE
  • Discontinuity of Number and Continuity of Tonal Motion
  • PART II
  • A THEORY OF METER AS PROCESS
  • SIX
  • Preliminary Definitions:
  • Begining, End, and Duration
  • Now
  • Durational Determinacy
  • SEVEN
  • Meter as Projection:
  • Projection Defined
  • Projection and Prediction
  • EIGHT
  • Precedents for a Theory of Projection
  • NINE
  • Some Traditional Questions of Meter Approached from the Perspective of Projective Process:
  • Accent
  • Division
  • Hierarchy
  • Anacrusis
  • Pulse and Beat
  • Metrical Types - Equal/Unequal
  • TEN
  • Metrical Particularity:
  • Particularity and Reproduction
  • Two Examples
  • ELEVEN
  • Obstacles to a View of Meter as Process:
  • Meter as Habit
  • Large Scale Meter as Container (Hypermeter)
  • TWELVE
  • The Limits of Meter:
  • The Durational Extent of Projection
  • The Efficacy of Meter
  • Some Small Examples
  • THIRTEEN
  • Overlapping, End as Aim, Projective Types:
  • Overlapping
  • End as Aim
  • Projective Types
  • FOURTEEN
  • Problems of Meter in Early-Seventeenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Music:
  • Monteverdi, Oime, se tanto amate (First Phase)
  • Shutz, Adjuro vos, filiae Jerusalem
  • Webern, Quartet, op. 22
  • Babbitt, Du
  • SIXTEEN
  • The Spatialization of Time and the Eternal Now Moment
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