Book

The Oxford Companion to Music

Edited by Alison Latham


Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199579037.001.0001

Results | All related links for this item | 1-20 of 8,259 results for: Return to index card »


Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

1812

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 80 words.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

4′ 33″

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 22 words.

Piece (1952) by Cage consisting of four minutes and 33 seconds of silence for any instrument or instruments....

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

A

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 51 words.

1 The sixth degree (submediant) of the scale of C major (see scale (3)). It is commonly used as a standard in the tuning of instruments, and orchestras tune to ‘concert A’. ...

null...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

a

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 88 words.

Terms beginning with this preposition or its compounds are normally given under the word or first noun immediately following, e.g. ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

à deux

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 174 words.

A term with two opposite meanings, depending on the context. Applied to two orchestral instruments notated on the same staff (e.g. flutes 1 and 2), it indicates that they should play in...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aaron, Pietro

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 122 words.

He claimed to have been associated with Josquin, Obrecht, Isaac, and Agricola while in Florence. From about 1516 he was a priest at Imola, where he remained until ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

ab

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 15 words.

A term indicating the removal of a mute or an organ stop.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

ABA

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 21 words.

Symbolization for, respectively, *ternary and *rondo form, in which the different letters represent the various thematic or structural sections.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abaco, Evaristo Felice dall'

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

abandonné

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

abbassare

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 42 words.

A specific type of *scordatura in which the string of an instrument of the violin family is tuned to a lower pitch than usual in order that a note outside its normal compass may be...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abbatini, Antonio Maria (26 Jan. 1595)

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 108 words.

He may have studied with the Nanino brothers in Rome and he held a number of positions in the city, including ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

abbellimenti

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 7 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

abdämpfen

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 14 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abduction from the Seraglio, The

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 11 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abegg Variations

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 37 words.

Schumann's op. 1 (1829–30), for piano; it is dedicated to his friend Meta Abegg, whose name is represented by the notes A–B♭–E–G–G (German B = English B♭) at the beginning of the theme....

null...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abel, Carl Friedrich (22 Dec. 1723)

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 172 words.

In his early years he was probably taught by his father, who also played the viol. C. F. Abel had joined the court orchestra at Dresden, then under ...

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abendmusik

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 26 words.

The series of concerts held at the Marienkirche in Lübeck, Germany, during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abgesang

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 9 words.

(Ger.). The final, contrasting strophe of *Bar form.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

abgestossen

Edited by Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 7 words.

An 18th-century violin *staccato.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page