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Title Sounding off : theorizing disability in music / edited by Neil Lerner, Joseph N. Straus.
Published New York : Routledge, c2006.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML3920 .S728 2006    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 295 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-285) and index.
Contents Introduction: Theorizing disability in music / Neil Lerner, Joseph N. Straus -- PART I. NARRATING DISABILITY MUSICALLY -- Fever/Fragile/Fatigue: music, AIDS, present, and ... / Paul Attinello -- Of bodies and narratives: musical representations of pain and illness in HBO's Wit / Maria Cizmic -- Female subjectivity, disability, and musical authorship in Krzysztof KieĊ›lowski's Blue / Kelly Gross -- Dancing out of the dark: how music refutes disability stereotypes in Dancer in the Dark / Jennifer Iverson -- The horrors of one-handed pianism: music and disability in The beast with five fingers / Neil Lerner -- Stuttering in American popular song, 1890-1930 / Daniel Goldmark -- PART II. PERFORMING DISABILITY MUSICALLY -- Learning to hear autistically / Dave Headlam -- Glenn Gould, austistic savant / S. Timothy Maloney -- Using a music-theoretical approach to explore the impact of disability on musical development: a case study / Adam Ockelford -- Melisma as malady: Cavalli's Il Giasone (1649) and opera's earliest stuttering role / Andrew Oster -- The organ of the soul: voice, damage, and affect / Laurie Stras -- PART II [i.e. PART III]. COMPOSING DISABILITY MUSICALLY -- Les chansons des fous: on the edge of madness with Alkan / L. Poundie Burstein -- Finding autism in the compositions of a 19th-century prodigy: reconsidering "Blind Tom" Wiggins / Stephanie Jensen-Moulton -- Beyond abnormality -- dis/ability and music's metamorphic subjectivities / Marianne Kielian-Gilbert -- Mental illness and musical metaphor in the first movement of Hector Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique / Stephen Rodgers -- Inversonal balance and the "normal" body in the music of Arnold Schoenberg and Anton Webern / Joseph N. Straus.
Subject Music -- Philosophy and aesthetics.
Quotation in music.
Music -- Performance -- Physiological aspects.
Related Names Lerner, Neil William, 1966-
Straus, Joseph Nathan.
Related To Online version: Sounding off. New York : Routledge, c2006 (OCoLC)655690137
ISBN 0415979064 (hb)
0415979072 (pb)
9780415979078 (pb)
OCLC number 64585773