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Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 755 words.

Photoelectric composition machine (named from the initials of Aleksandr Nikolayevich Skryabin) developed from about 1950 in Moscow by Evgeny Murzin (c1913–70). The idea for such a...

Bach, Johann Bernhard

Christoph Wolff.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 378 words.

Member of Bach family

(18) (b Erfurt, bap. Nov 25, 1676; d Eisenach, June 11, 1749). Composer and organist, son of Johann Aegidius Bach (8). He studied with his father and about...

Bach, Johann [John] Christian

Christoph Wolff and Stephen Roe.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Baroque Music; Music of the Classical Period. 13108 words.

Member of Bach family

(50) (b Leipzig, Sept 5, 1735; d London, Jan 1, 1782). Composer, youngest son of (7) Johann Sebastian Bach. As a composer he was the most versatile of J.S....

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...

Chaloupka, František

Ian Mikyska.

in Oxford Music Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 275 words.

(b Frýdek-Místek, 30 March 1980). Czech composer and guitarist. He studied singing and composition at the Ostrava Conservatory and composition at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing...

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...

Composertron

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Music. 249 words.

[Compositron]

An electronic composition machine developed at the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa from 1948 by Osmond (‘Ken’) Kendall (b Spain, 1909, of British...

Contratenor

Owen Jander.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Music; Performance Practice and Studies. 408 words.

(Lat.: ‘against the tenor’)

The name given in the 14th and early 15th centuries to a polyphonic line composed in the same range as the Tenor. The practice of writing a part...

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,...