8. Elements of Performance I: Improvisation and Rehearsal

  1. David Davies

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch8

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

Philosophy of the Performing Arts

How to Cite

Davies, D. (2011) Elements of Performance I: Improvisation and Rehearsal, in Philosophy of the Performing Arts, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444343458.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

Book Series:

  1. Foundations of the Philosophy of the Arts

Book Series Editors:

  1. Philip Alperson

Series Editor Information

  1. Temple University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188029

Online ISBN: 9781444343458

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Keywords:

  • Elements of Performance I - Improvisation and Rehearsal;
  • Improvisation and Performable Works - Three Models;
  • Improvisation and Recording;
  • “improvisational composition”;
  • “process–product”;
  • “Wild Mountain Thyme”;
  • “improvisational composition”;
  • “the ethos of music like jazz”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Nature of Improvisation

  • Improvisation and Performable Works: Three Models

  • Improvisation and Recording

  • The Place of Rehearsal in the Performing Arts