Writing Music


The series discusses fundamental dimensions of musical notations, focusing on the aspects of iconicity, materiality, performativity, and operativity. The considerations revolve around the formulation of a theory of musical writing.



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Open Access Highlight: "Das Werk im Werk"

Karin Wetzel explores the concept of musical "poly works" – works that can be performed both independently and simultaneously. The book provides a comprehensive look at the concept from an artistic and theoretical perspective, including a musical work made by the author.


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Pascale Mannert


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