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Complex Impression and Klangfarbe: Timbre as a Catalyst of Carl Stumpf’s Psychological Research

Sebastian Klotz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Timbre

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Sound Studies. 13256 words.

The philosopher-psychologist Carl Stumpf studied Klangfarbe (timbre) as an integral part of his phenomenology. He combined novel experimental and observation techniques of timbre perception...

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Describing Sound

Zachary Wallmark and Roger A. Kendall.

in The Oxford Handbook of Timbre

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sound Studies; Music Cognition. 12552 words.

Timbre exists at the confluence of the physical and the perceptual, and due to inconsistencies between these frames, it is notoriously hard to describe. This chapter examines the...

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Noise and Tranquility at Stonehenge

Odd Are Berkaak.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination, Volume 1

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Sound Studies; Music Cognition. 9149 words.

By tracing archaeological, poetic, artistic, literary, legal, and political factors, Odd Are Berkaak investigates and discusses a number of controversies surrounding the sound environment...

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Perceptual Processes in Orchestration

Meghan Goodchild and Stephen McAdams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Timbre

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Sound Studies; Music Cognition. 10972 words.

The study of timbre and orchestration in music research is underdeveloped, with few theories to explain instrumental combinations and orchestral shaping. This chapter will outline...

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Qur’an Alphabetics and the Timbre of Recitation

Peter McMurray.

in The Oxford Handbook of Timbre

P ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Sound Studies. 13554 words.

This article examines the history of timbre in Qur’anic recitation, focusing on the intersection of the interior, conceptual, rule-based space of the mouth and the exterior, physical,...

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Shifting Metaphors in the Conceptualization of Musical Knowledge and Learning

Petter Dyndahl.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sound and Imagination, Volume 1

September 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Sound Studies; Music Cognition. 11911 words.

In a chapter that takes its point of departure in a prophetic citation concerning sound and music by Francis Bacon, Petter Dyndahl examines how different epistemological positions and...

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