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Texts


Primary texts

(In addition to material handed out in seminars, primary texts include):

Theodor Adorno, Essays on Music (2002)

Peter Broderick, Music For Falling From Trees (2009)

T. S. Eliot, The Music of Poetry (1942)

Henry Tompkins Kirby-Smith, The Celestial Twins: Poetry and Music Through the Ages (Sheridan Books, 1999)

Henri Lefebvre, Rhythmanalysis (2004)

Garcia Lorca, The Theory and Play of Duende (1928)

Jean-Luc Nancy, Listening (2007)

Denis De Rougemont, Love in the Western World (1956)

Salome Voegelin, Listening to Noise and Silence: Toward a Philosophy of Sound Art (2010)

Victor Zuckerkandl, Man the Musician (1973)


Further reading

James Beattie, Essays on Poetry and Music (1779)

Ian Bostridge, A Singer's Notebook (2011)

Tim Brennan, Secular Devotion: Afro-Latin Music and Imperial Jazz (2008)

Nick Cave, Love Song Lecture (2000)

Peter Dayan, Art as Music, Music as Poetry, Poetry as Art, from Whistler to Stravinsky (2011)

William Ferris, Give My Poor Heart Ease (2009)

E. David Gregory, Victorian songhunters : the recovery and editing of English vernacular ballads and folk lyrics, 1820-1883 (2006)

Brandon LaBelle, Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life (2010)

Henry Lanz, The Physical Basis of Rime (1927)

Luigi Russolo, 'The Art of Noises' (1913)

Eric Sackheim, The Blues Line: Blues Lyrics from "Leadbelly" to "Muddy Waters" (2003)

Edward Said, Music at the Limits (2008)

George Saintsbury, A History of English Prosody (1910)

R. Murray Schafer, The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (1977)

John Thompson, The Founding of English Meter (1961)

Phyllis Weliver, The Figure of Music in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry (2005)