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ANS

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,...

Dotted rhythms

Stephen E. Hefling.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Early Music Theory; Music; Performance Practice and Studies. 2160 words.

Rhythms in which long notes alternate with one or more short notes, so called because the long notes are usually written with the aid of the dot of addition (see Note values). Dotted...

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.

Du Bois, W(illiam) E(dward) B(urghardt)

Lawrence Schenbeck.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Romantic Music; Contemporary Music. 286 words.

(b Great Barrington, MA, Feb 23, 1868; d Accra, Ghana, Aug 27, 1963). American writer and social activist. He attended Fisk University (BA 1888), Harvard University (BA 1890, PhD...

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...

EMS

Hugh Davies.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Sound Art; Contemporary Music. 363 words.

[Elektronmusikstudion] (Swed.: ‘electronic music studio’)

The Swedish national centre for electronic music and sound art, in Stockholm. It was preceded by a smaller studio run...

Erbe, Thomas

Eliot Gattegno.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 327 words.

(b Milwaukee, WI, June 27, 1960). American computer musician, sound engineer, and educator. Erbe has played an important role in American experimental and electronic music since the...

GAME

Hugh Davies, Annette Vande Gorne and Anne Beetem Acker.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 434 words.

[Générateur automatique de musique électronique] (Fr.: ‘automatic electronic music generator’)

Composition machine developed by the Belgian composer Léo Küpper (b Nidrum, 16...

Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology

Jason Freeman and Frank Clark.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Music Production Engineering; Music Education and Pedagogy; Music and Media; Contemporary Music. 482 words.

[GTCMT]

Interdisciplinary research centre for music, computing, engineering, design, and business, founded in 2008 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The...

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...

Gwiazda, Henry

Mandy-Suzanne Wong.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Production Engineering; Contemporary Music. 417 words.

(b New Britain, CT, 1952). American video, new media, and sound artist, electroacoustic composer, and guitarist. Educated at the Eastman School of Music (BM), the Hartt School at the...