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Nicholas Cook
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  1. Analysing Musical Multimedia.Nicholas Cook - 1998 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    This book is the first to put forward a general theory of the manner in which different media--music, words, moving picture, and dance--work together to create multimedia. Beginning with a study of the way in which meaning is mediated in television commercials, the book concludes with in-depth readings of Disney's Fantasia, Madonna's video Material Girl, and Armide (Godard's sequence from the collaborative film Aria). Analysing Musical Multimedia not only shows how approaches deriving from music theory can contribute to the understanding (...)
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    Music, imagination, and culture.Nicholas Cook - 1990 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Drawing on psychological and philosophical materials as well as the analysis of specific musical examples, Cook here defines the difference between music...
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    Music.Nicholas Cook - 2010 - New York, NY: Sterling.
    Musical values -- Back to Beethoven -- A state of crisis? -- An imaginary object -- A matter of representation -- Music and the academy -- Music and gender.
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    Musical form and the listener.Nicholas Cook - 1987 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 46 (1):23-29.
  5. Perception: A perspective from music theory.Nicholas Cook - 1994 - In Rita Aiello & John A. Sloboda (eds.), Musical Perceptions. Oxford University Press. pp. 64--95.
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    Theory Into Practice: Composition, Performance and the Listening Experience.Nicholas Cook, Peter Johnson & Hans Zender - 1999 - Collected Writings of the Orph.
    The central theme of this book is the relationship between the reflections about and the realization of a musical composition. In his essay "Words about Music, or Analysis versus Performance," Nicholas Cook states that words and music can never be aligned exactly with one another. He embarks on a quest for models of the relationship between analytical conception and performance that are more challenging than those in general currency. Peter Johnson's essay, "Performance and the Listening Experience: Bach's 'Erbarme dich'" shows (...)
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  7. Uncanny moments : juxtaposition and the collage principle in music.Nicholas Cook - 2006 - In Byron Almén & Edward Pearsall (eds.), Approaches to meaning in music. Indiana University Press.
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