In Search of Julian Carrillo and Sonido 13 (Innbundet)

Serie: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 328
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music
ISBN/EAN: 9780190215781
Omtale: In Search of Julian Carrillo and Sonido 13
In the 1920s, the Mexican composer Julian Carrillo (1875-1965) developed a microtonal system called El Sonido 13 (The 13th Sound). Although his pioneering role as one of the first proponents of microtonality within the Western art music tradition elevated Carrillo to iconic status among European avant-garde circles in the 1960s and 1970s, his music and legacy have remained largely overlooked by music scholars, critics, and performers. Confronting this paucity of scholarship on Carrillo and his music, Alejandro L. Madrid goes above and beyond "filling in" the historical record. Combining archival and ethnographic research with musical analysis and cultural theory, Madrid argues that Carrillo and Sonido 13 are best understood as a cultural complex: a network of moments, spaces, and articulations in which Carrillo and his music continuously re-acquire significance and meaning. Thus, Madrid explores Carrillo's music and ideas not only in relation to the historical moments of their incepti

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