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Questions bearing on tune and its inextricably intertwined and complicated interface with time proceed to fascinate musicians and students. For performers, the first conception of track is arguably the way it unfolds in "real time." For composers a piece seems to be "whole and entire," with the presence of the ranking having the aptitude to compress, or even dispose of, the conception of time as "passing."

The paradoxical courting among those views, and the sophisticated mediations on the interface among them with which either performers and composers have interaction, shape the subject material of this choice of essays. The members tackle the temporal importance of particular themes akin to notation, pace, meter, and rhythm inside broader contexts of functionality, composition, aesthetics, and philosophy. the purpose is to offer novel principles approximately track and time that supply specific perception into musical perform and the area of inventive research.

Contributors: Bruce Brubaker, New England Conservatory; Pascal Decroupet, college of Liege; Mark Delaere, Catholic collage of Leuven; Justin London, Carleton collage; Ian velocity, collage collage Falmouth

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