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Advancing the comparative study of linguistic and musical syntactic processing

Aniruddh D. Patel.

in Language and Music as Cognitive Systems

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 2620 words.

This chapter presents a response to the commentaries in Chapters 23–25. It discusses the importance of specifying cognitive mechanisms, the importance of advanced neuroimaging techniques,...

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The Aelectrosonic and Energetic Environments

Douglas Kahn.

in Earth Sound Earth Signal

September 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 6604 words.

Given that mechanics (acoustics) and electromagnetism are basic forms of energy and that naturally occurring energies of both types can be heard in telegraph and telephone lines, an...

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Aeolian

Harold S. Powers.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 281 words.

The name assigned by Glarean in the Dodecachordon (1547) to the authentic mode on A, which uses the diatonic octave species a–a′, divided at e′ and composed of a first species of 5th...

The Aeolian and Henry David Thoreau’s Sphere Music

Douglas Kahn.

in Earth Sound Earth Signal

September 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 4924 words.

Three categories of the Aeolian are explored: naturally occurring Aeolian, instruments built for the purpose, and the Aeolian heard in telegraph lines and poles. That all three can produce...

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Aesthetic foundations

Curtis Roads.

in Composing Electronic Music

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 7248 words.

Chapter 2 presents a number of fundamental aesthetic issues confronting the field of electronic music. One theme is the principle of economy of selection. Economy of selection means...

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Aesthetic Mediation and Tertiary Rhetoric in Telemann’s

Steven Zohn.

in Bach Perspectives, Volume 9

December 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 8510 words.

This chapter focuses on Telemann's VI Ouvertures à 4 ou 6, a set of overture-suites for strings (with optional horns in three works) published by the composer at Hamburg in 1736. It reads...

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Aesthetic Response

Margaret S. Barrett.

in The Child as Musician

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 9513 words.

This chapter examines the ways in which ‘aesthetic response’ has been described and used within the philosophy, psychology, and...

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Affective shapes and shapings of affect in Bach’s Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin No. 1 in G minor (BWV 1001)

Michael Spitzer.

in Music and Shape

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 11140 words.

This chapter analyses Bach’s Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin No. 1 in G minor in terms of recent theories of music and emotion. It considers how musical ‘shape’ relates to the structure of...

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Affects, theory of the

George J. Buelow.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 349 words.

Ger. Affektenlehre

In its German form, a term first employed extensively by German musicologists, beginning with Kretzschmar, Goldschmidt and Schering, to describe in...

Affetto cantando and Consort Singing in Italy

Robert Toft.

in With Passionate Voice

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Applied Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 7005 words.

This chapter discusses the application of the persuasive style of singing in Italy, particularly the method of consort singing espoused by Nicola Vicentino in 1555 and the affetto cantando ...

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Affinalis

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 64 words.

[confinalis] (Lat.)

In medieval theory, the Final of a transposed Mode. Commonly, a was the affinalis of the Dorian or Hypodorian mode transposed up a 5th and the Phrygian or...

The African Imagination in Music. By Kofi Agawu

John Roeder.

in Music Theory Spectrum

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musicology and Music History. 3942 words.

An Afro-Cuban Batá Piece for Obatalá, King of the White Cloth

Robin Moore and Elizabeth Sayre.

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

June 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 11389 words.

This chapter provides Cuban Batá drumming in analytical perspective, covering: Listening To Afro-Cuban Batá Drumming; The Music Of Obatalá; and Drum Talk In Obatalá.

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After Teleology

Jeremy Grimshaw.

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 3580 words.

This concluding chapter includes brief discussions of some of Young’s later works (including Chronos Kristalla and Just Charles & Cello) and seeks to draw together the various strands of...

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After the Golden Age

Kenneth Hamilton.

December 2007; p ublished online May 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 320 pages.

This book dissects the oft-invoked myth of a romantic Golden Age of Pianism. It discusses the performance-style of great pianists from Liszt to Paderewski and Busoni, and delves into the...

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After the Rite

Maureen A. Carr.

July 2014; p ublished online October 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Music Theory and Analysis. 328 pages.

After the Rite: Stravinsky’s Path to Neoclassicism (1914–25) traces the evolution of Stravinsky’s compositional process with excerpts from Rossignol, Three Pieces for String...

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Afterword

Steven Rings.

in Tonality and Transformation

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 586 words.

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Afterword

David Huron.

in Voice Leading

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 567 words.

For those readers who teach voice leading and who would like to incorporate aspects of the pertinent research into their classes, this afterword offers some essential pedagogical advice.

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Afterword: Toward the Next Paradigm of Musical Scholarship

Andrew Dell'Antonio.

in Beyond Structural Listening?

October 2004; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 12266 words.

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An Agenda: What Should We Expect?

Charles Fowler.

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools

December 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis. 4599 words.

The potential of the arts to transform and improve education has been documented sufficiently to establish them as credible and effective learning strategies. R. Craig Sautter, a poet and...

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