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Bass line

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Music. 26 words.

Canon (opera)

Julian Budden and Stanley Sadie.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Opera. 529 words.

The device of canon – where one voice imitates another, in some more or less exact way – is relatively unusual in opera. Many duets of the Baroque period begin canonically, or embody...

Circuit bending

Brandon Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 228 words.

Creation of new connections inside sound-generating electronic devices to provide sounds unintended by their original designers. A wide range of effects can be achieved, and extra...

Contratenor altus

Owen Jander.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Music; Performance Practice and Studies. 581 words.

(Lat.: ‘high [part] against the tenor’)

A line in polyphony lying just above the tenor. In the 15th century, as music came to be written in four rather than only three voices,...

Doubling

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Performance Practice and Studies. 34 words.

Echo

Murray Campbell and Mary Térey-Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Music Theory and Analysis; Acoustics Theory; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Music; Performance Practice and Studies. 1701 words.

The repetition of sound after a short time interval. In addition to the applications discussed below the term is used for a signal-processing device (also known as a delay) that...

Gling-bu

Mireille Helffer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Music. 74 words.

Duct flute of Tibet. The term is used for all aerophones of the flute type throughout areas of Tibetan cultural influence; many are made of bamboo, some of wood (e.g. apricot) and...

Hub, The

Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music Improvisation; Contemporary Music. 528 words.

Interactive computer network used as an extended musical instrument, played by a San Franciso Bay–area experimental computer network band also called The Hub. The band, founded in 1985...

Medius

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Melody. 27 words.

Noise

Paul Hegarty.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Musical Aesthetics. 786 words.

Traditionally, noise has been thought of as the outside of music and meaning. In systems theory, noise is disruption of the signal or message; in biological terms, it is associated...