Abstracts of issue 22 (2015)

Beata Iwona Glinka

The relation between music and language in the works for solo flute by Greek composers

Language and music are two distinct ways of organized expression and communication that people use. Often the music borrows types (grammar and syntax) as well as structures and forms (sonnet, elegy, monologue, etc.). In the works for flute by Greek composers it compound commonly encountered such “language” loans, the “language” here acting either as an abstract inspiration, or lend the techniques of expanding the synthetic practices composer. In the works for solo flute by Greek composers also display an overview of recent cases concerning the evolutionary bases concerning language and music. The idea of ​​using the culture of “language” and the critical attitude of the authors toward therein a source of inspiration and is reflected in various ways in the works for solo flute by Greek composers. The composers were influenced by linguistic concepts at three levels: a) literary approaches to music, b) morphological approaches, and c) net music-executive approaches.

The complex using either acclaimed works of literature as a source of expressions (Dimitris Sykias in the work Fl.snd (Antigone)), either himself flutist rid literary history with the project implementation (Thanos Mikroutsikos in the work Opera for one). The complex forms borrow known as the poem, the elegy, the monologue and the tale. Another interesting approach for the author is the use of language that the use of syllables for sound production in musical instrument as a new playing technique.

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