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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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Late Beethoven and Late Socialism

Elaine Kelly.

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 13695 words.

This chapter investigates how the onset of late socialism gave rise to a discourse of lateness. As the GDR stagnated, its foundation myths were deconstructed by disillusioned artists. They...

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Some Notes on Analyzing Wagner

David Lewin.

in Studies in Music with Text

January 2006; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 3860 words.

This chapter looks at Example 11.la, which sketches the Tarnhelm motive from Das Rheingold as first heard; Example 11.lb sketches the modulating middle section of the Valhalla theme, again...

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Collective Listening

Andrew Dell'Antonio.

in Beyond Structural Listening?

October 2004; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 14842 words.

This chapter looks at the idea of the intention of a musical text in the context of music videos and MTV. The ideal appraiser for such musical texts is the collective and not individual as...

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Listening to Bach

Daniel R. Melamed.

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 176 pages.

Modern audiences can learn to listen to Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor BWV 232 and Christmas Oratorio BWV 248 in ways that reflect eighteenth-century sensibilities and that...

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Someone

Daniel K L Chua.

in Beethoven & Freedom

September 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 27203 words.

This ‘movement’ considers how Beethoven’s music models a freedom of alterity founded on an openness to the other, particularly through a close analysis of the Cavatina in Beethoven’s String...

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Emotion and Composition in Classical Music

Dean Keith Simonton.

in Handbook of Music and Emotion: Theory, Research, Applications

January 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 8831 words.

This chapter presents a historiometric study of the composers and compositions that define the classical repertoire. Historiometrics means the adaptation of psychometric methods to examine...

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COMPETING MODELS OF MUSIC: THEORIES OF MUSICAL FORM AND HIERARCHY

Lawrence M. Zbikowski.

in Conceptualizing Music

November 2002; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 20288 words.

This chapter begins by exploring static and dynamic models of musical form that emerged in the 18th century and the way these models were transformed by changes in ideology and music...

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Foundations of Classic Daoism

C. Victor Fung.

in A Way of Music Education

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 5871 words.

Classic Daoism, led by Laozi (b. ca. 570 BC) and Zhaungzi (369–286 BC), postulates a dao-centric school of philosophy. The author discusses four key principles of dao (the “way” 道‎): wuwei ...

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Does Nature Call the Tune?

Richard Taruskin.

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

December 2008; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 2267 words.

This chapter presents an essay on Leonard B. Meyer, who in the 1960s challenged the academic serialists by stating that serial music was perceptually opaque even to its practitioners and...

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Second Movement

Heinrich Schenker and John Rothgeb.

in Piano Sonata in A Major, Op. 101

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 8469 words.

This movement has a march-like character and is composed in ternary form as a Scherzo with Trio. Each of these parts is itself of ternary design, a1-b-a2. Schenker has now achieved full...

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