"Something in the way she moves" -- metaphors of musical motion

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dc.contributor.author Johnson, Mark, 1949-
dc.date.accessioned 2006-01-13T23:49:23Z
dc.date.available 2006-01-13T23:49:23Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation Metaphor and Symbol. Vol.18, No.2, 2003 (63-84) en
dc.identifier.issn 1092-6488
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1794/2097
dc.description 22 p. en
dc.description.abstract Our most fundamental concepts of musical motion and space, used by laypeople and music theorists alike, are defined by conceptual metaphors that are based on our experience of physical motion. We analyze the 3 most important metaphors of musical motion: the "MOVING MUSIC" metaphor, the "MUSICAL LANDSCAPE" metaphor, and the "MOVING FORCE" metaphor. We show how each metaphor is grounded in a particular basic experience of physical motion and physical forces and how the logic of physical motion shapes the logic of musical motion. We suggest that our conceptualization of, discourse about, and even our experience of musical motion depend on the logic of these 3 metaphors. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. en
dc.title "Something in the way she moves" -- metaphors of musical motion en
dc.type Article en


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