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Music Transmission; Music and Language.docx

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MUS111H1
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Greg Johnston

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MUS110 November 29, 2012 Music Transmission Aural Transmission Advantages:  Living traditions and techniques are passed on from generation to generation. This is the manner in which most non-western music has been passed down  Like the nursery rhymes  Collective passing on of songs from generation to generation Disadvantages:  Should those traditions die, techniques change or evolve without attention to tradition, those traditions maybe simply lost or unconsciously changed or mutated to something different o Like broken telephone Written Transmission  Very western Advantages:  Helps to solve some of the negative characteristics of aural transmission  Clarifies things that we may already know about Disadvantages:  Notation is always challenged by and falls short of actual music/performance practice  May sometimes sound different than the original A. Corelli, Sonata in C major, Op. 5, No. 3, Movements 1&2 (1700)  What Corelli published was much simpler than how he played it  How accurate is a detailed score? o Debussy, “Gollywog’s Cakewalk” Children’s Corner (1908) Electronic recording media as the perfect transmitter?  Daniel Arfib, Souffle du doux (1979) o Take the “performer” out of the question Music and Language Music and Rhetoric Rhetoric: The art of persuasion Word Painting: Matching music gestures and
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