Shenton, Andrew: Olivier Messiaen's System of Signs (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754661689

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Subtitle: Notes Towards Understanding His Music

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Introduction; Messiaen's theology; Communicating through music; Adding a communicable language; Linguistic analysis of the 'langage communicable'; Issues of cognition of Messiaen's 'langage' and signs;The semiotic system in context; Meaning and mentalese; Select discography; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.