Slime, are you kidding? ...
ibid [p.7] wrote:
No.don't judge a book by the quantity of distracting footnotes per page ... don't judge the footnotes by the percentage of ibids
z&t&, ch1 p13 wrote:
... and the immanent (the material reality of the music).121 This
continuum between the means of construction and its subsequent reception ‘do
not necessarily correspond’122 according to Nattiez, and in the case of Zappa, it
is apparent that many casual listeners would not notice the numerous clues he
embeds into his music. Additionally, as noted by Nattiez, ‘the listener will project
configurations upon the work that do not always coincide with the poietic process’,
continuing, the listener ‘may have other ideas about what constitutes the work’s
themes’.123 This comment has resonance to the work of not only Umberto Eco
as outlined above, but also Michel Foucault124 and Roland Barthes125 ...
121. Nattiez, Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music
122. Ibid., p. 17
124. Michel Foucault, ‘What Is An Author?’, in James Faubion (ed.), Essential Works of Foucault, 1954–1984 (New York, 1999),pp. 205–222
125. Barthes, Image Music Text.
126. Ibid p. 228
127. John Blacking, How Musical Is Man (Seattle and London, 1974), p. 26