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Schaeffer, Pierre

De l’expérience musicale à l’expérience humaine

1971

La Revue Musicale No. 274-275. Paris: Richard-Masse.

Twenty years after his first major publication, Pierre Schaeffer analyses his discovery to outline a universal reflection of music. The author exposes his intuitive notions, impressions and assumptions.

Table of Contents:

  1. Three speeches:
    • Ordinary speech
    • Subtle speech
    • Fast speech
  2. At the heart of the subject
    • In connection with computers
    • Music, linguistics, data processing
    • Some paths concerning teaching and research
  3. Of the Epiphany to the Apocalypse
    • Music-like phenomenon
    • Music-like direction
    • A musical thought for the time

Monday 14 March 2005, by Pierre Couprie

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