Débattre la mesure : l'imagination sociologique de Steve Reich
|Revue||Revue française d'études américaines|
|Numéro||no 156, 3ème trimestre 2018 “American Psychotrope”|
This article aims to identify the contributions of Steve Reich's music to sociology. His music reveals three main characteristics: it is made out of empirical material collected on the field; it is a theory of processes; it is a political and cultural act. Steve Reich's music affects sociology on these three points: it reminds the sociologist of the nature of his craft and his commitment to the social world, questions his methods and practice; it even sheds light on his own concepts (in particular that of “process”). The author proposes to extract from Steve Reich's compositional work some useful elements for the profession of sociologist.
Source : Éditeur (via Cairn.info)
|Article en ligne||http://www.cairn.info/article.php?ID_ARTICLE=RFEA_156_0105 (accès réservé)|