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The Topos of Music

Geometric Logic of Concepts, Theory, and Performance

Authors: Mazzola, Guerino

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Topos of Music is an extensive and elaborate body of mathematical investigations into music and involves several and ontologically different levels of musical description. Albeit the author Guerino Mazzola lists 17 contributors and 2 collaborators, the book should be characterized as a monograph. Large portions of the content represent original research of Mazzola himself, and the material from other work is exposed from Mazzola's point of view and is well referenced. The preface preintimates an intended double meaning of the term topos in the title. On the one hand, it provides a mathematical anchor, which is programmatic for the entire approach: the concept of a cartesian closed category with a subobject classifier. (...)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Topos of Music
Book Subtitle
Geometric Logic of Concepts, Theory, and Performance
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Verlag
eBook ISBN
978-3-0348-8141-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-0348-8141-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-5731-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-0348-9454-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XCVI, 1344
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