Smalley, Denis

1994

Defining Timbre - Refining Timbre

Contemporary Music Review: Vol. 10, No. 2. Chur: Harwood: 35-48.

URL: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/07494467.asp

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Parameters of Sound Gesture Discourse within Electroacoustic Music Acousmatic Causality Texture Timbre Electroacoustic Music Perception

Abstract:

In this article, the author discusses the problems of defining timbre in the context of acousmatic electroacoustic music. He gives particular focus to the apprehension, identity and function of timbre in musical contexts from the listener’s point of view.

All references of the same author:

(English)

Smalley, Denis (1982a). Problems of Materials and Structure in Electro-Acoustic Music (part 1)
Smalley, Denis (1982b). Problems of Materials and Structure in Electro-Acoustic Music (part 2)
Smalley, Denis (1986). Spectro-morphology and Structuring Processes
Smalley, Denis (1989). Pentes: A Conversation with Denis Smalley
Smalley, Denis (1991). Spatial Experience in Electro-acoustic Music
Smalley, Denis (1992). The Listening Imagination: Listening in the Electroacoustic Era
SMALLEY, Denis (1992a). Can electroacoustic music be analysed? (La musica elettroacustica pu˛ essere analizzata?)
Smalley, Denis (1993). Defining Transformations
Smalley, Denis (1995a). The Listening Imagination: Listening in the Electroacoustic Era
Smalley, Denis (1995b). La spectromorphology: une explication des formes du son
Smalley, Denis (1996). La spettromorfologia: una spiegazione delle forme del suono.
Smalley, Denis (1997). Spectromorphology: Explaining sound-shapes
Smalley, Denis (1999). ╔tablissement de cadres relationnels pour l'analyse de la musique postschaefferienne
Smalley, Denis (2007). Space-form and the acousmatic image

(Français)

Smalley, Denis (1995b). La spectromorphology : une explication des formes du son
Smalley, Denis (1999). ╔tablissement de cadres relationnels pour l'analyse de la musique postschaefferienne

(Italiano)

SMALLEY, Denis (1992a). La musica elettroacustica pu˛ essere analizzata?