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Conference Performer's Voice International Symposium.
Title Performer's voices across centuries and cultures : selected proceedings of the 2009 Performer's Voice International Symposium, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, 29 Oct-2 Nov 2009 / editor, Anne Marshman.
Imprint London : Imperial College Press, ©2012.

Conference Performer's Voice International Symposium.
Subject Music -- Performance -- Congresses.
Musicology -- Congresses.
Alt Name Marshman, Anne.
National University of Singapore. Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.
Description 1 online resource (xxxvi, 203 pages) : illustrations, music
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Editor's Preface; THE PERFORMER'S VOICE; PERFORMERS' VOICES ACROSS CENTURIES AND CULTURES; Acknowledgements; List of Online Examples; List of Music Examples; List of Figures and Table; Notes on Contributors; 1. Where Things Stand Now Richard Taruskin; Reference List; Discography; 2. The Performer's Voice and 'His Dualistic Soul': Hindemith Reconsidered Stephen Emmerson; Reference List; 3. What Underwrites the Performer's Voice? A Bakhtinian Perspective Anthony Gritten; Introduction; Worldly Voices; Musical Voices; Loving Voices; Soulful Voices; Conclusion; Reference List.
4. The port de voix in Louis Couperin's Unmeasured Preludes: A Study of Types, Functions and Interpretation David ChungFundamental Problems in Louis Couperin's Unmeasured Preludes; Port de voix; Seventeenth-Century Controversies over the Interpretation of the port de voix; Ports de voix in Couperin's Preludes: Types and Functions; Sources and Editions; Critical Performance Issues; Conclusion; Reference List; Discography; 5. Explorations around Bass Parts and Key Schemes: Recording the Cantatas of Alessandro Scarlatti Rosalind Halton.
'The Composer's Intentions': Letters of Alessandro ScarlattiFinding a Context for Performers; Bass Part Sonorities; Key Choice, Instrumentation and Affect; Conclusions; Reference List; Discography; 6. Marimba Plays Early Music: An Approach Informed by Historical Performance Practice Tomoyo Ueda; Investigation of Performance Practice in the Baroque Period; Aspects To Be Considered when Studying Works from the Baroque Period on the Marimba; Ornaments; Long Notes; Chords; Dynamics; Pitch Range; Mallet Choice; Playing with Harpsichord; Conclusion; Reference List; Discography.
7. A Philosophy of the Performer's Voice and Its Performance in Works by Mozart and Stravinsky Anne MarshmanDialogue, Answerability and the Uniqueness of Being; Verbal and Musical Utterances; The Performer's Voice in Theory; Musical Objectivity and the Classical Body; The Performer's Voice in Practice; Performing Cultural Voices in the Menuetto of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet; In Response to Stravinsky's Monologic 'Principle of Submission'; Conclusion: The Performer's Mortal Voice; Reference List; Discography; 8. The Literary Song Recital with Special Reference to Maud Michael Halliwell.
Reference List9. 'On the String in the Peasant Style': Performance Style in Early Recordings of Béla Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances Joshua Walden; Reference List; Discography; 10. The Lowly Voice: The Singapore Bassist Voice Greg Petersen and Tony Makarome; Reference List; 11. From Fortepiano to Modern Piano: A Case Study of a Performer-Composer Collaboration Helena Marinho and Sara Carvalho; Documenting the Collaboration; Intention and Authorial Perspective; Intention in Music; Intention in Collaboration: The Process; Intention Revisited; Reference List.
Summary This book and its accompanying website present the selected proceedings of the inaugural, 'The Performer's Voice: An International Forum for Music Performance and Scholarship', directed by Dr Anne Marshman (editor) and hosted by the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore. The chapters, which were selected through a process of international peer review, reflect the symposium's wide-ranging interdisciplinary scope, coupled with an uncompromising emphasis on the act of performance, the role of the performer and the professional performer's perspective.
ISBN 9781848168824 (electronic bk.)
1848168829 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 785777971
Additional Format Print version: Performer's Voice International Symposium. Performer's voices across centuries and cultures. London : Imperial College Press, ©2012 (DLC) 2012560134

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