New perspectives on music and gesture

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Ashgate,, Farnham, p.xxii, 300 p. : (2011)

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Gesture in music., Music, Performance practice (Music), Psychological aspects.


Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.Psychobiology of musical gesture : innate rhythm, harmony and melody in movements of narration / Colwyn Trevarthen, Jonathan Delafield-Butt, and Benjamin Schögler -- Gestures in music-making : action, information, and perception / W. Luke Windsor -- Co-articulated gestural-sonic objects in music / Rolf Inge Godøy -- Musical gesture and musical grammar : a cognitive approach / Lawrence M. Zbikowski -- Distraction in polyphonic gesture / Anthony Gritten -- The semiotic gesture / Ole Kühl -- Gestural economies in conducting / Murray Dineen -- Computational analysis of conductors' temporal gestures / Geoff Luck -- Gestures and glances : interactions in ensemble rehearsal / Elaine King and Jane Ginsborg -- Imagery, melody, and gesture in cross-cultural perspective / Martin Clayton, Gina Fatone, Laura Leante, and Matt Rahaim -- Whose gestures? : chamber music and the construction of permanent agents / Roger Graybill -- In the beginning was gesture : piano touch and the phenomenology of the performing body / Mine Dogantan-Dack -- Motive, gesture, and the analysis of performance / John Rink, Neta Spiro, and Nicolas Gold.