Gritten, Anthony & King, Elaine: Music & Gesture (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Contents: Introduction, Anthony Gritten and Elaine King; A Theory of Musical Gesture and its Application to Beethoven and Schubert, Robert S. Hatten; Emotive Gesture in Music and its Contraries, David Lidov; Hearing, Feeling, Grasping Gestures, Arnie Cox; Musical Gestures and Musical Forces: Evidence from Music - Theoretical Misunderstandings, Steve Larson; 'Plays Guitar Without Any Hands': Musical Movement and Problems of Immanence, William Echard; Mahler's Military Gesture: Musical Quotation as Proto-Topic, Raymond Monelle; Drift, Anthony Gritten; Musical Rhythm: Motion, Pace and Gesture, Justin London; Supporting Gestures: Breathing in Piano Performance, Elaine King; Origins and Functions of Clarinettists' Ancillary Gestures, Marcelo M. Wanderley and Bradley W. Vines; Listening in the Gaze: The Body in Keith Jarrett's Solo Piano Improvisations, Peter Elsdon; 'She's the one': Multiple Functions of Body Movement in a Stage Performance by Robbie Williams, Jane W. Davidson; Index.