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The Memetics of Music

by Steven Jan

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Published by Ashgate .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • Instruction & Study - Appreciation,
  • General,
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Memetics,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852869M
    ISBN 100754655946
    ISBN 109780754655947

      Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Macrowikinomics: Rethinking Education Lecture by Don Tapscott Aarstidernes Madbio PSYC - Statistics for Psychology Genresjov med Vejloe og venner Natural Ones.   Dawkin’s theory laid dormant until it was popularized in the late s with the advent of were a fitting metaphor for Internet culture, affording exact copies of digital artifacts, rapid person-to-person spread, and enormous storage capacity—a perfect storm of copy-fidelity, fecundity, and longevity. Marketers, theorists, and pundits seized upon the term as a description Author: Alice Marwick.

    I used to be active on a memetics list serve back in the late s and early s, and I've read a number of books in the field. When people think of memes these days, what comes to mind is cute videos and images that spread like viruses all over the internet/5.   In the SCP-verse, memes are just like in that video except they also have some anomalous component to them, almost always an anomalous component that helps them spread or stay resident in a brain, though there can also be memes that induce beliefs or .

    A lot of books and papers have been written about memetics. I do not try to give a full list here of this abundance. What I try to do is list the books that I have found most useful as an introduction in the field of memetics. The mentioned papers are, where possible, linked to a pdf version, the books are linked to Blackmore, Susan. This is a collection of references associated with my "Memetics" book - which is now available. Find: Music and Evolutionary Thought Conference, Durham, Blackmore, Susan, J. (g) Memes, minds and imagination.


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The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture 1st Edition by Steven Jan (Author)Cited by: ’Jan’s application of memetic theory to musical compositions, drawing examples mainly from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is thorough, thoughtful, and consistently fascinating this is a book that every theoretically and analytically inclined musicologist should read a brilliantly thought-through and thought-provoking workout of the memetic hypothesis.’.

The notion of an ever-changing physical environment thus lent support to the idea of biological forms altering in order to adapt to that environment.

What is clear is that proponents of memetics intend it to serve as a metatheory of cultural evolution, just as memetics, and biological evolution, Author: Steven Jan. Music Nonfiction Richard Dawkins's formulation of the meme concept in his classic The Selfish Gene has inspired three decades of work in what many see as the burgeoning science of memetics.

Steven Jan’s book aims to work out a theory of musical memetics, showing how musical ideas can be conceptualized as memes (or the products of memes) that are transferred between individuals by Author: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson.

Steven Jan's book aims to work out a theory of musical memetics, showing how musical ideas can be conceptualized as memes (or the products of memes) that are transferred between individuals by (deliberate or unconscious) imitation.

Copying is Author: Daniel Leech-Wilkinson. Request PDF | OnAdam Ockelford and others published Book review: STEVEN JAN, The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture.

Author: Adam Ockelford. Memetic Segmentation and Coequality The verification of a musical particle as memetic requires it to be matched against an analogous, coequal unit in a different context. This process is also one of segmentation, for it results in the division of the music into discrete units.

The Memetics of Music and its Implications for Psychology. In C. Woods, G. Luck, R. Brochard, F. Seddon, & J. Sloboda (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC 6) Keele, UK: University of Keele Department of by: 1.

Buy The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture 1 by Steven Jan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 3/5(1). This study is the first musicologically-orientated attempt systematically to apply the theory of memetics to music.

In contrast to the two points of view normally adopted in music theory and analysis - namely those of the listener and the composer - the purpose of this book is to argue for a distinct and illuminating third : Steven Jan.

title = "The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture", abstract = "Richard Dawkins's formulation of the meme concept in his classic The Selfish Gene has inspired three decades of work in what many see as the burgeoning science of by:   Memeticists are attracted to music because of the comparatively pure syntactic nature of the information contained in musical memes (especially as symbols in a printed score); but it is doubtful that music theory, analysis, and historiography need memetics.

The book has seven by: 1. Jan, S. () The Memetics of Music: A neo-Darwinian view of musical structure and culture Aldershot, UK, Ashgate.

Buy from Lynch,A. () Thought Contagion: How Belief Spreads Through Society. N.Y. Basic Books. (this book includes many interesting examples of. haps especially memetics, seek new domains for replication-population-infestation.

Me-meticists are attracted to music because of the comparatively pure syntactic nature of the in-formation contained in musical memes (espe-cially as symbols in a printed score); but it is doubtful that music theory, analysis, and his-toriography need memetics.

Memetics is the study of information and culture based on an analogy with Darwinian ents describe memetics as an approach to evolutionary models of cultural information cs describes how an idea can propagate successfully, but doesn't necessarily imply a concept is factual.

Critics contend the theory is "untested, unsupported or incorrect". Steven Jan’s book aims to work out a theory of musical memetics, showing how musical ideas can be conceptualized as memes (or the products of memes) that are transferred between individuals by (deliberate or unconscious) imitation.

Memetics by Tim Tiler is an important and authorative book on the subjet. Tyler's knoledge of cultural evolution and memetics is truly extensive. Memes and ideas can be positive or negative to persons, organisations, cultures having by: Get this from a library.

The memetics of music: a neo-Darwinian view of musical structure and culture. [Steven B Jan] -- The purpose of this book is to show that memetics offers a new perspective on musical structure - which can be conceived as the disposition of memes within.

This study is the first musicologically-orientated attempt systematically to apply the theory of memetics to music.

In contrast to the two points of view normally adopted in music theory and analysis - namely those of the listener and the composer - the purpose of this book is to argue for a distinct and illuminating third perspective. Last year, Horizon’s fascinating documentary on how music works was one of our most-liked pickings of But perhaps even more fascinating than the subject of how music works is the question of why it makes us feel the way it does.

Today, we try to answer it with seven essential books that bridge music, emotion and cognition, peeling away.Abstract. Richard Dawkins ’ concept of the meme was first formulated in his book The Selfish Gene (Oxford, ).

In The Memetics of Music: A Neo-Darwinian View of Musical Structure and Culture (Ashgate, ), the first substantial text applying the concept of memetics to music, Steven Jan proposes a theory of music and an associated analytical method centred on the meme.Here's the first chapter of my book on memetics - which is out now.

Introduction - A brief guide to this book We will start with a brief introduction to the main themes of this book. Apes with infected brains This is a book about a curious and counter-intuitive idea.

The Author: Tim Tyler.