Lawrence Zbikowski, 2003–2004 | National Humanities Center

Lawrence M. Zbikowski (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

Toward a Cognitive Grammar of Music

The University of Chicago

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Lawrence M. Zbikowski completed substantial work on three of seven chapters of his book By Crystal Fountains: Music, Language, and Grammar. He also completed a book chapter, "The Cognitive Tango: Music, Mind and Brain," to appear in The Artful Mind, edited by Mark Turner, and an article, "Modelling the Groove: Conceptual Structures in Popular Music," for the Journal of the Royal Music Association (forthcoming Autumn 2004), and wrote a review of A Question of Balance: Charles Seeger's Philosophy of Music by Taylor Greer, for Music Theory Spectrum.