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FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Derek B. Scott

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151961
eISBN:
9780199870394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is an attempt to decode, explain, and account for the way that social meaning in music is perceived. It is concerned throughout with the socially constituted values of musical styles, and ... More


Looking Forward: “The End of the Renaissance?”!

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

American mavericks dramatically transformed the musical world in the twentieth century. The end of the Renaissance was heralded not by the serialists or the free atonalists that defined an ... More


The Maverick Core

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

One of America's truly visionary composers and instrument builders, Harry Partch turned his back on Western music to develop his own unique musical culture. At around the age of thirty, Partch ... More


A Beethoven Season?

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter critically examines stagnation in Western classical music and the various reasons for continued over-emphasis of Beethoven's music. It discusses the increasing seriousness of popular ... More


Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228245
eISBN:
9780520928329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228245.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book argues that humanistic, not just technical, meaning is a basic force in music history and an indispensable factor in how, where, and when music is heard. The book draws on a broad range of ... More


Everything in its Right Place: Analyzing Radiohead

Brad Osborn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190629229
eISBN:
9780190629267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190629229.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Analyzing Radiohead advances the claim that, more than any rock artist since The Beatles, Radiohead’s music between 1997 and 2011 inhabits the sweet spot between two extremes: on the one hand, music ... More


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