Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 items for:

Music Theory and Analysis x Musical Aesthetics x clear all

Angi, Ştefan

Gabriel Banciu and Cristina Şuteu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Musical Aesthetics; Contemporary Music. 425 words.

[Angi István]

(b Ojdula, 16 Oct 1933) Romanian music aesthetician and musicologist. He is considered the founder of musical aesthetics in Romania. Ştefan Angi studied at...

Banciu, Gabriel Marius

Cristina Şuteu.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musicology and Music History; Musical Aesthetics; Contemporary Music. 393 words.

(b Sibiu, 4 Nov 1956) Romanian musicologist and music aesthetician. He studied at Cluj-Napoca Conservatory (1976–81) where he joined the academic staff (in 1996), earned a doctorate on...

Declamation

Owen Jander.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Music Theory; Opera; Music; Musical Aesthetics. 220 words.

In music, the relation between verbal stress and melodic accent in the setting and delivery of a text. Clear and appropriate text setting, measured by quantity or quality, was extolled...

Dynamics

Matthias Thiemel.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Aesthetics. 4604 words.

The intensity of volume with which notes and sounds are expressed. In the 20th century dynamics came to be seen as one of the fundamental parameters of composition which function...

Modernism

Leon Botstein.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Aesthetics; Contemporary Music. 7132 words.

A term used in music to denote a multi-faceted but distinct and continuous tradition within 20th-century composition. It may also refer to 20th-century trends in aesthetic theory,...

Musica poetica

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Aesthetics. 18 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...