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Music Persona and Authenticity

In last weeks musicology session, we considered three main ways in which the person singing a song can be identified. These were The ‘Real’ Person/Performer singing/playing a song: For example David Jones, Reginald Kenneth Dwight, Gordon Sumner, Saul Hudson, The … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Personae and Musical Environment

I have just given a lecture on the development of musical personae (mainly influenced by academics such as Cone, Auslander and Moore) and its resonance with musical texture. We began by suggesting the following two types of musical texture Texture … Continue reading

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