Re-Cycling Toccate Re-

McCartney-Moore, Alexander (2020) Re-Cycling Toccate Re-. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

Building on theories of the relationship between modernity and musical structure in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, how can analyses of the structure of Finnegans Wake illuminate the latent structural temporalities in the toccate of Frescobaldi and Kapsberger? This study explores the relationship between cyclical and linear structures in early seventeenth-century Italian toccata style. It utilises elements of modernism as a lens through which connections illustrated by ‘modernity’ can offer a retrospective reimagining of the toccata style and its contemporary reception; agitating current perceptions of temporality in toccata structure.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: toccata, joyce, kapsberger, italian, music, modernity, structure, frescobaldi, temporality.
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
P Language and Literature > PE English
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Music
Supervisor's Name: John, Prof. Butt
Date of Award: 2020
Depositing User: Mr Alexander McCartney-Moore
Unique ID: glathesis:2020-81384
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 26 May 2020 17:35
Last Modified: 26 May 2020 17:39
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/81384

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