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Towards a Narratology of Acousmatic Music
Acousmatic works tend to operate on two simultaneous planes: a more abstract, musical level of gesture, phrase, colour, texture, and motion; and a narrative level, which references real-world objects, actions, contexts and ...
Sound and Narrative: Acousmatic composition as artistic research
(Journal of Sonic Studies, 2014-06-06)
This paper will discuss acousmatic music as a simultaneously musical and narrative art form. Acousmatic narrative will be considered from the dual perspectives of the composer and the listener, and we will investigate some ...
Narrative Modes in Acousmatic Music
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-11-11)
Beginning with a brief overview of acousmatic narrative, this article proposes that in listening to acousmatic music we select and move between distinct narrative modes, according to the requirements and implications of a ...