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Dialogue in the flute works of Jean Françaix (1912-1977)


Fraser, A, Dialogue in the flute works of Jean Francaix (1912-1977), Proceedings of the New Zealand Musicological Society and the Musicological Society of Australia Joint Conference, 2-4 December 2010, New Zealand, pp. 122-131. ISBN 978-0-473-24221-3 (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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The concept that music can communicate and evoke an emotional response through its expression has long been accepted and parallels have been drawn between musical syntax and that of language. The dialogue evident in the music of Jean Fraçaix is such that the music appears to effectively convey conversations between instruments. This paper will suggest an original interpretation of the dialogue in several of Françaix's flute works, from flute solo to wind quintet, the crafting of these conversations and the execution of them in performance.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Music
Research Field:Music performance
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Fraser, A (Dr Abby Fraser)
ID Code:88971
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:School of Creative Arts and Media
Deposited On:2014-02-21
Last Modified:2017-11-17

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