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Aussi vite que possible ...

Abstract : Virtuosity is at the heart of musical performance, but it has an ambivalent status. It is both the acme of art, and a dangerous temptation. Drawing on a comparison between different genres, I would like to suggest that beyond the classical opposition between body, entertainment, collective trance music, on a side, and written music that focuses on the composition of a work and is largely developed by opposing virtuoso seduction, on the other, it is possible to give virtuosity its ability to express a musical truth by turning it into an aesthetic of performance: less a technical feat than a necessary positioning of the work in the fragility of a present that is always to be recovered.
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Antoine Hennion. Aussi vite que possible .... Ateliers d'anthropologie, Laboratoire d'ethnologie et de sociologie comparative - Université Paris Nanterre, 2011, pp.14. ⟨10.4000/ateliers.8764⟩. ⟨hal-00600663⟩

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