, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 227–249 | Cite as

Fenomenologia, coscienza del tempo e analisi musicale

  • Augusto Mazzoni
Fenomenologia Della Musica Negli Stati Uniti


This paper explores the relationships between American phenomenology of music and conventional studies of musical analysis. The temporality of experience is a central topic in the phenomenology of music: recent research in USA has focused on musical time-consciousness (Schutz and Smith) or on analytical applications (Clifton, Lochhead, Ferrara). Many methods of musical analysis, like phenomenological methods, are concerned to study subjective temporal structures: Schenkerian and post-Schenkerian scholars (Salzer, Meyer, Narmour, Lewin) have elaborated specific systems for the explanation of musical form on a experiential basis. Apart from any comparison with the different approaches, phenomenological analysis appears to be fundamental for the analytical interpretation of music.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Augusto Mazzoni
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  1. 1.Brescia

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