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Un’assoluta e imperturbabile staticità

Lettura e ascolto di Lettera alla madre per shō

Riccardo Vaglini    Conservatorio di Musica Benedetto Marcello, Venezia, Italia    

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abstract

In this article the author recalls his encounter with the shō, a traditional Japanese musical instrument, and the following composition of Lettera alla madre, a piece of music conceived under the aegis of syncretism between East and West, poised between an expanding strophic structure and childhood memories.

Published
April 21, 2023
Accepted
Nov. 24, 2022
Submitted
Oct. 24, 2022
Language
IT
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-702-9
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-701-2

Keywords: Music composition and childhood memoryGreek lullaby Κοιμήσου καί παρήγγειλαShōLettera alla madreSynaesthesiaJapanese mouth organ

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