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Published: 09 October 2013

368 Pages | 18 halftones, 37 music examples, 4 diagrams, 2 tables

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199795055

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Ornament, Music, and Art in Paris

Gurminder Kaur Bhogal

AMS Studies in Music

  • The first study to explore the aesthetics of ornament in music composition
  • Shows how the innovative use of ornament in French music intersected with avant-garde experiments using ornament in the visual arts and ballet
  • Draws on a wide range of scholarship in the humanities, including studies in feminist theory, nationalism, and orientalism, in addition to musicology