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Published: 01 February 2018

200 Pages | 6 line, 19 halftone


ISBN: 9780190653507

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Musical Portraits

The Composition of Identity in Contemporary and Experimental Music

Joshua S. Walden

  • Offers the first study of an important but underexplored genre, the musical portrait
  • Contributes to our understanding of musical representation and meaning
  • Explores music's relation to other art forms - visual art, literature, theater, and film
  • Examines how music has been used to represent contemporary notions of human identity