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Emotion and meaning in music.

Leonard B. Meyer

Emotion and meaning in music.

by Leonard B. Meyer

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Published by University of Chicago in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • Music -- Psychology

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3800 .M63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination307 p. :
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21090335M
    ISBN 100226521397
    LC Control Number56-9130

    His most influential work, Emotion and Meaning in Music (), combined Gestalt Theory and theories by Pragmatists Charles Sanders Peirce and John Dewey to try to explain the existence of emotion in music. Peirce had suggested that any regular response to an event developed alongside the understanding of that event's consequences, its "meaning". emotions in relation to performing music, focusing on memorable experiences from a relatively young sample of adults and drawing on concepts from positive psychology to interpret these. Positive psychology (e.g., Seligman, ) approaches wellbeing in a multifaceted manner.

    This is Book 1 in the trilogy Love, Lust and the Longing for God. The series integrates spirituality with the psychology of recovery. The book gives a clear and concise definition of emotions and the role they play in patterns of compulsive behaviour that may hinder us in our pursuit of love, happiness, and spiritual fulfillment/5(14). The majority is able to enjoy music in one form or another and is sufficiently equipped to sing a tune. Most musicians would surely agree that music has a meaning beyond perception of the structure and content of a composition. Musicality is a complex function involving the special senses, and intellectual and emotional functions.

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Emotion and meaning in music by Leonard B. Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book was pivotal in my personal musical development. It is very scientific and factual in its approach, using logic and analysis which may seem quite unmusical, but it is all at the service of its title, the Emotion and Meaning in Music.

If you are a scientist, I highly recommend this as an approach to classical by:   This book was pivotal in my personal musical development. It is very scientific and factual in its approach, using logic and analysis which may seem quite unmusical, but it is all at the service of its title, the Emotion and Meaning in Music.

If you are a scientist, I highly recommend this as an approach to classical music/5(15). The question of the meaning of a piece of music is obviously related to such expression. This book, perhaps best regarded as an exercise in applied psychology, does dealobliquelywith the expression of emotion, but meaning in the conventional sense seems a little more elusive/5.

Most of the treatises on musical composition and performance stress the importance of the communication of feeling and emotion. Composers have demonstrated in their writings and by the expression marks used in their musical scores their faith in the affective power of : University of Chicago Press.

Emotion and Meaning in Music. "Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist.5/5(1). This book was pivotal in my personal musical development.

It is very scientific and factual in its approach, using logic and analysis which may seem quite unmusical, but it is all at the service of its title, the Emotion and Meaning in Music/5. Emotion and Meaning in Music.

"Altogether it is a book that should be required reading for any student of music, be he composer, performer, or theorist. Music's ability to describe emotions, he believes, is located within the music itself; it presents the aural appearance of what he calls emotion characteristics.

The expressive power of music awakens emotions in the listener, and music is valued for this power although the responses are sometimes ones of by:   Every time we perform, compose or merely listen to music, the brain plays high-level Tetris with a range of devices, harmonies and patterns, creating emotional meaning out of the elements of sound and often extracting intense pleasure.

In Music, The Brain, And Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination. It's a seminal work in music analysis written in the s. The description of meaning and emotion in music resulting from patterns of expectations confirmed and denied is very convincing.

There are probably far more books on intra-musical meaning written since the 50s but this one was definitely s: 9.

Accordingly, in his influential book "Emotion and Meaning in Music" [] Meyer addresses "extramusical" connotations, explicitly referring to classes of. Subject: Scanned document from quanta lab Created Date: Z. 5 Music and Emotion Although the experiences are clearly emotional, it is unclear how they are evok ed by music and ho w they fit within models of emotion.

Emotion and meaning in music Item Preview remove-circle Music, Music, Emotions in music, Musique, Musique Publisher [Chicago] University of Chicago Press Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by PhanS on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   The position of emotion in music has been a subject of considerable interest and debate.

However emotional aspects of music have received surprising little attention in the 45 years since the publication of Leonard Meyer's classic work 'Emotion and meaning in music.'5/5(5).

Music that evokes emotions is typically structured internally in "stages", as it were, and these may be isomorphic to the internal stages of emotions. Many people find opera especially moving. Perhaps this is because it combines the power of storytelling and music to evoke emotions.

Leonard B. Meyer, a pioneering musicologist whose book, “Emotion and Meaning in Music,” remains one of the most significant scholarly works in the field of music cognition, died on Sunday at. Emotional Contagion: 'This refers to a process whereby an emotion is induced by a piece of music because the listener perceives the emotional expression of the music, and then "mimics" this expression internally, which by means of either peripheral feedback from muscles, or a more direct activation of the relevant emotional representations in the brain, leads to an induction of.

Music emotion theory in this book explains wide expanses of music practice as well as its millennial mysteries in relation to cognition. Theoretical predictions are confirmed in experiments.

Millions of music lovers relate their fascination with music to musical emotions. In his classic book, Emotion and Meaning in Music, Leonard Meyer () argued that music’s ability to evoke emotion primarily derives from expectations.

In the more recent book, Sweet Anticipation, David Huron () expands on this idea, arguing for the presence of five components (labeled by the acronym ITPRA) that link expectations in. The affective aspect of music, often referred as music mood or emotion, has been recently recognized as an important factor in organizing and accessing music information.

Which emotions does music express? Note that there are different senses in which music can be said to express emotions. Firstly, a listener could perceive any emotion in a piece of music; and in a nontrivial sense, it would be inappropriate to claim that the listener is “wrong.” The subjective impression of an individual listener cannot be disputed on objective Cited by:   Music, Emotion and the Brain - "The fact that the hippocampus reacts to emotional music (including fear and joy) suggests that - Why I have music all over my house / InwallTech Blog; 5 [ ] Victoria Williamson’s article Music, Emotion and the Brain she examines the psychology behind the way that music effects our.