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ESSAYS AND ARTICLES BY LASSE THORESEN

Page number indicates number of  typewritten pages. Number of pages is omitted with shorter articles. Language indications: Nor= Norwegian. Eng= English. Fre=French. Ger=German.

 
 

1971-75     
Various articles on cultural philosophy and music in the periodical Dyade.  (Nor.)

1973          
Signs and Sonology. (Eng.) (30 p.) (unpublished)

1975-78     
A number of concert reviews in the Oslo newspaper Dagbladet. (Nor.)

1978          
På jakt etter lyttingens lover. (Nor.)
(In search for the Laws of Listening)
The magazine Ballade No. 1, 1978

1979          
Møte med Pierre Schaeffer: Vi må lære å bli gode instrumenter for llivet.(Nor.)
(Meeting with Pierre Schaeffer: We Have to Learn How to Become Good Instruments for Life.)
The magazine Ballade No. 2, 1979

1979          
Feltdannelse (Nor.) (40 p.)
(Timefields)
Library of the Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

1979          
Hastighetstyper (Nor.) (24 p.)
(Types of Velocity)
Library of the Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

1980          
Musikk som tegn og struktur (Nor.) (30 p.)
(Music as Sign and Structure. An extract of a larger unpublished manuscript)
The magazine Ballade No. 3 and 4, 1980

1981          
Grunnlaget for en fenomenologisk tilnærmelse til musikkteorien. (Nor.) (45 p.)
(Fundamentals for a Phenomenlogical Approach to Music Theory)
Studia Musicologica Norvegica No. 7

1981          
Tidsretninger (Nor.) (60 p.)
(Time Directions)
Library of the Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

1981          
Tempora Noctis. Muligheter og umuligheter. (Nor.)
(Tempora Noctis. Possibilities and Impossibilities)
The magazine Ballade No. 2/3, 1981

1982          
Food and Poison. Thoughts on the Ingredients of Contemporary Music. (Eng.)
Presented at the Nordic Music Days in Oslo 1982.

1982          
Det tidløse i musikken (Nor.) (12 p.)
(Timelessness in Music)
Published in En levende tradisjon, Norsk Musikforlag, Oslo.

1982          
Auditive Analysis of Musical Structures. (Eng.) (60 p.)

1983          
Layer Constellations and Contextual Meanings in Thorkell Sigurbjørnson's Eurydice. (Eng.) (35 p.)
Library of the Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

1983          
Aural Design and Compositional Technique. (Eng.) (40 p.)
Library of the Norwegian State Academy of Music, Oslo

1985          
Un model d'analyse auditive. (Fr.)
Analyse Musicale No. 1, 1985

1986          
Ornamentet som strukturens motpol. (Nor.)
(Ornament as the Counterpart of Structure)
Kunsthåndverk No. 21, 1986

1986          
Utforskning av auditiv struktur. Et norsk sonologi-prosjekt. (Nor.)
(Exploration of Aural Structure. A Norwegian Sonology Project)
Nutida Music (Sweden) No. 2, 1986/87)

1987
An Auditive analysis of Schubert’s Piano Sonata Op. 42,
Semiotica 66-1/3

1988
Auditive Analysis of Musical Structures.  A summary of analytical terms, graphical signs and definitions. 
Proceedings from ICEM Conference on Electroacoustic Music Stockholm, Sweden, 25 –27 September 1985.

1993          
Nøkler til forvandling. En bahá'í-tilnærmelse til åndelig vekst. (Nor.) (280 p.)
(Keys to Transformation. A Bahá'í Approach to Spiritual Growth)
Norsk Bahá'í Forlag.

1995          
Den guddommelige kjærlighetens vei. (Nor.) (60 p.)
(The Path of Divine Love)
Texts prepared for the Norwegian Bahá'í summer school.
Norsk Bahá'í Forlag.

1995          
Kan øret forske? (Nor.) (8 p.)
(Is the Ear Able to Research?)
Paper for a seminar on research, arranged by the art colleges in Oslo, published in 1997.

1996          
Flerskiktighet is Olav AntonThommessens orkestermusikk. (Nor.) (25 p.)
(The Multilayered Structure of Olav Anton Thommessen's Orchestral Music)
Olav Anton Thommessen - Inspirator, tradisjonsbærer, Rabulist, Norsk Musikforlag.

1996          
Samklang. Teknikker og virkninger. (Nor.) (30 p.)
(Chordal Texture. Techniques and Effects)
Textbook for the Norwegian State Academy of Music, in progress.

1997
Verdensbilde” Kronikk i Aftenposten i anledning Ultimafestivalens satsning på Japan

1998
"Flytende toner, flytende tid.” Kronikk om  Gerard Grisey i Aftenposten

1998          
Harmonisk analyse av tonal musikk- Forslag til en flerdimensjonal tilnærming. Utkast. (Harmonic Analysis of Tonal Music.  A proposal for a multidimensional approach)

1998          
Unlocking the Gate of the Heart. Keys to Personal Transformation.  A Bahá’í Approach(300 p).  George Ronald Publishers

2000
Formdannelse.  (15 .)
(Principles of formal construction)
Textbook for the Norwegian State Academy of Music, in progress.

2001          
En elveliknelse om løst og fast. (presentert under NMHs fagdag)

2001          
Creation. A discussion on principles of creativity in cosmology, arts and the science.  (19 pages) Key Note address to the 25th Annual Conference of the Nortern American Association for Bahá’í Studies. 

2002          
Musikk som talende nærvær (8s).  En analyse av to versjoner av Sonate nr. 1 i   fmoll  av Ludwig van Beethoven; presentert under åpen uke ved NMH

2002          
Spektromorfologisk analyse av klanggjenstander.  En praktisk tilrettelegging av deler av Pierre Schaeffers hørelære.  (25 sider) (utkast)

2002          
Spectromorphologic Analysis of Sound Objects.  An adaption of Pierre Schaeffer’s   Typomorphology.  Paper presented at GRM , Paris June 2002.  The seminar and the presentation can be found at GRMs web site (searching for "Thoresen")

2002          
Fließende Töne, fließende Zeit. (Ger.) (5 p.)
Program book of MAGMA2002BERLIN

2007            
Form-building Transformations.  Journal of Music and Meaning n. 4, spring 2007.

2007                 
Spectromorphological Analysis of Sound Objects: An adaptation of Pierre Schaeffer’s Typomorphology. Organised Sound, 12(2): 129-141

2009             
Sound-objects, Values, and Characters in Åke Parmerud’s Les Objets Obscurs. With the assistance of Andreas Hedman. Organised Sound, 14(3). Cambridge University Press.

2010             
Form-building gestalts and metaphorical meaning. With the assistance of Andreas Hedman. Organised Sound, 15(2). Cambridge University Press.
                    

2012             
Exosemantic Analysis of Music-As-Heard.  Proceedings of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference  Meaning and Meaningfulness in Electroacoustic Music, Stockholm, June 2012.  www.ems-network.org

2012             
Exosemantic Analysis of Music-As-Heard.  Proceedings of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference  Meaning and Meaningfulness in Electroacoustic Music, Stockholm, June 2012.  www.ems-network.org

2014
The Concrescence Project (2008-2010): Ideas, Processes, Experiences, Musical Works. Tempo 68 (267) 7-21.  Cambridge University Press.

 
 
 
 

 

 
     
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