Musical materials and cultural spaces

Wistreich, R. (2012) Musical materials and cultural spaces. Renaissance Studies, 26 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 02691213

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Broadly defined, then, materiality relates not only to the significance of physical forms, but also the social materiality (or ‘sociology’) of texts: that is, the social and cultural practices of manuscript and print and the contexts in which they were produced, circulated and consumed. It is easy to forget that readers not only owned books, but that they also often engaged with texts, sometimes carelessly or opportunistically, but sometimes quite closely ... it is an opportune time to extend the currently popular models of book use and to renew attention to the ‘textuality’ of reading.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Division: Music Education
Depositing User: Richard Wistreich
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2016 11:54
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 16:16

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