THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC. By Deryck Cooke. O. U. P., Lo. , pp., $4. The author of this book did not have to hunt for a topic on which. Read the full-text online edition of The Language of Music (). Buy The Language of Music (Clarendon Paperbacks) New Ed by Deryck Cooke ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and.

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The Language of Music by Deryck Cooke

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Trivia About The Language of M The cooks mostly concentrates in premodern music although also gives examples by Bartok, Stravinsky and even Schoenberg he humbly realizes in the Preface that his theory does not generally apply to twelve tone and atonal music even when he declares to admire also that music.

Mala marked it as to-read Oct 27, Shana Patterson rated ccooke really liked it Apr 03, Paul Mcgraw rated it it was ok Dec 14, I hooked my Yamaha keyboard up while reading and played the sample scores for full effect.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Music is felt, and certain musical motifs or phrases evoke certain emotions in certain contexts. Cooke espouses the belief that there is a communication in music between composer and listener on the subconscious or semi-conscious level.

The Language of Music – Deryck Cooke – Oxford University Press

Then, sequences of intervals, rhythm and their formal implications are also discussed, showing their ‘universality’ and how many classical composers have used them consistently to express something: Yet no two people will have exactly the same reaction to a piece of music, even if they like it.

Showing of 8 reviews. You’ll need to brush up on or learn basic music theory, however, it will be worth the effort Deryck Cooke is the person who orchestrated Mahler’s tenth derycl, starting with Mahler’s original draft.

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Account Options Sign in. Mark marked it as to-read Apr 28, References to this book The musical mind: Originally published init has exerted a profound influence on all subsequent discussion in the field of musical aesthetics. Sarah Yaksic marked it as to-read Apr 04, William rated it it was ok Jun 24, Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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The Language of Music

He supports this view with hundreds of musical examples, ranging from plainsong to Stravinsky, and contends that music is a language in the specific sense that we can identify idioms and draw up a list of meanings.

Musicians will naturally play in kanguage ways to evoke fear, excitement, sadness, joy. Get to Know Us. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?