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Davies, David

The Performing Arts

€ 100.05

This book provides an accessible, yet sophisticated, introduction to the significant philosophical issues concerning the performing arts.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Part I: Performance and the Classical Paradigm.

Chapter 1 The Nature of Artistic Performance.

I Introduction.

II What is a performance?

III `Institutional` theories of artistic performance.

IV `Aesthetic` theories of artistic performance.

V Artistic performance and `artistic regard`.

VI Overview.

Chapter 2 The Classical Paradigm I: The Nature of the Performable Work.

I Introduction: Berthold and Magda go to the symphony.

II The `multiple` nature of performable works.

III Performable works as `types`.

IV Varieties of `type` theories: sonicism, instrumentalism, and contextualism.

V Other theories of the performable work.

a/ Performable works as `indicated` types.

b/ Performable works as `continuants`.

c/ Performable works as indicatings of types.

d/ Fictionalism about performable works.

Chapter 3 The `Classical Paradigm` II: Appreciating Performable Works in Performance.

I Introduction: talking appreciatively about performable works.

II Can performable works share artistic properties with their performances?

III The `Goodman argument` .

IV Answering the `Goodman argument`.

Chapter 4 Authenticity in Musical Performance.

I Introduction.

II `Authenticity` in the arts.

III Three notions of historically authentic performance.

a/ Authenticity defined in terms of composer`s intentions.

b/ Authenticity defined in terms of the `sound` of the work.

c/ Authenticity defined in terms of performance practice.

Chapter 5 Challenges to the Classical Paradigm in Music.

I Introduction: The classical paradigm in the performing arts.

II The scope of the paradigm in classical music.

III Jazz, rock, and the classical paradigm.

a/ Jazz.

b/ Rock.

IV Non-Western music and the classical paradigm.

Chapter 6 The Scope of the Classical Paradigm: Theatre, Dance, and Literature.

I Introduction: Berthold and Magda go to the theatre.

II Theatrical performances and performable works.

III Challenges to the classical paradigm in theatre.

IV Dance and the classical paradigm.

V The novel as performable work?

Part II: Performance as Art .

Chapter 7 Performances as Artworks.

I Introduction: spontaneous performance in the arts.

II The artistic status of performances outside the classical paradigm.

III The artistic status of performances within the classical paradigm.

Chapter 8 Elements of Performance I: Improvisation and Rehearsal.

I Introduction.

II The nature of improvisation.

III Improvisation and performable works: three models.

a/ Improvisation on a theme.

b/ Improvisational composition.

c/ Pure improvisation.

IV Improvisation and recording.

V The place of rehearsal in the performing arts.

Chapter 9 Elements of Performance II: Audience and Embodiment.

I Can there be artistic performance without an audience?

II Audience response.

III The embodied performer and the `mirroring` receiver.

Chapter 10 `Performance Art` and the Performing Arts.

I Introduction.

II Some puzzling cases.

III What is `performance art`?

IV When do works of `performance art` involve artistic performances?

V Performance as art: a final case.

Bibliography.

Index .

Extra informatie: 
Hardback
242 pagina's
Januari 2011
502 gram
235 x 154 x 18 mm
Wiley-Blackwell gb

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