The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture
The purpose of this book is to show that memetics offers a new perspective on musical structure - which can be conceived as the disposition of memes within a work, at various hierarchical levels: musical style and musical style change.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
abstract allele analogous analysis argued associated brain century Chapter coindexation complex composer concept configurations consequence considered constraints context copies course cultural Darwinism Dawkins defined definition dialect direct discrete discussed distinction effects elements evolution evolutionary Example exist expressed Figure foreground formulation function fundamental further genes genetic given gives hierarchic human i-rp idea imitation implication increase independent individual initial instantiation interval issue locus major material means melodic memeplex memetics memory movement Mozart musical memes mutation nature notes notion occurs operation organization parameters particular passage patterns perhaps perspective phemotypic pitch possible principle progression propagated realized regarded relationship relatively replication representation represented result rhythmic rules schema segmentation selection selfish sense sequence similar single situated specific structural meme style suggests theory transmission unit universal universal Darwinism various