Rebecca Leydon, Towards a Typology of Minimalist Tropes
Figure 1. Parameters that construct the "musical subject"
"Vocality, gesture, and agency may be drawn together to
motivate a synthesis that forms the experience of an active agent or 'persona'
in a musical work."
-- Naomi Cumming, "The Subjectivities of Erbarme Dich," Music Analysis
16/1 (March 1997), p. 11
- affords vicarious vocality
- affords vicarious kinesthesia
- locus of "will" or intentionality