The world of music in the words of a ‘solysta’ – a lexical-functional analysis of the musical vocabulary used by Wojciech Młynarski in his poems and songs Cover Image
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Świat muzyki słowami solysty — analiza leksykalno-funkcjonalna słownictwa muzycznego wykorzystywanego przez Wojciecha Młynarskiego w jego wierszach i piosenkach
The world of music in the words of a ‘solysta’ – a lexical-functional analysis of the musical vocabulary used by Wojciech Młynarski in his poems and songs

Author(s): Katarzyna Jachimowska
Subject(s): Music, Lexis, Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Keywords: music terminology; music vocabulary; pragmatics; lexis
Summary/Abstract: In the article the author made lexical and pragmatic analysis of music terminology and music vocabulary, which derive from Wojciech Młynarski poems and songs. The material analysed comes from the book “Wojciech Młynarski. Od oddechu do oddechu” published in 2017. In the article it was demonstrated that music vocabulary has informational, expressive, coaxing function, and creates ironic sense of text, generates metaphors, and becomes an element of style. In the conclusions the author of the article stresses that the use of music vocabulary can result in various effects, including the change of pragmatic determinant of music-verbal statement.