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Musical Form and Transformation: Four Analytic Essays

David Lewin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317121
eISBN:
9780199865451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317121.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this work, the author applies the conceptual framework developed in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations to the varied repertoire of the 20th century. Analyzing the diverse ... More


Analysis

Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Explores the various approaches to the analysis of music, and the kinds of questions they are designed to answer. Analysis is relevant only if it explores the intentional order of a piece of music ... More


Transformative Meaning in Sound, Empowered Sound in Culture

Benjamin D Koen

in Beyond the Roof of the World: Music, Prayer, and Healing in the Pamir Mountains

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195367744
eISBN:
9780199867295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367744.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 details a power-laden and affective symbol, metaphor, poetic and musical sign in Pamir culture that is central to concepts of health and healing. This is done through poetic and musical ... More


Introduction: THE CHALLENGE OF MOZART'S KEYBOARD MUSIC

William Kinderman

in Mozart's Piano Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195100679
eISBN:
9780199868315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100679.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter explores the historical and aesthetic context of Mozart's seminal contributions to the piano literature, with attention given to the evolution of keyboard instruments and ... More


Men's Musicology/Women's Films: Meanings of Late Romanticism

Peter Franklin

in Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

Some of the ways in which film music has more recently been treated are initially examined. Engagement with the Adorno/Eisler Composing for the Films concentrates on a curious gender implication in ... More


The Disciplined Subject of Musical Analysis

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents a review of the essay “Schenker's Conception of Musical Structure,” written by Allen Forte. The essay comments on a graphic analysis presented by Heinrich Schenker and ... More


Combining Sounds to Reinvent the World: World Music, Sociology, and Musical Analysis

Simha Arom and Denis-Constant Martin

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The success of the expression “world music,” a commercial label coined during the 1980s to refer to certain types of music, provokes an inquiry into the conditions underlying its invention and ... More


Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making

Gabriel Solis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252004
eISBN:
9780520940963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252004.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Thelonious Monk (1917–1982) was one of jazz's greatest and most enigmatic figures. As a composer, pianist, and bandleader, he both extended the piano tradition known as Harlem stride and was at the ... More


Introduction

Kofi Agawu

in Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195370249
eISBN:
9780199852161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370249.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the main topic of this book, which is musical meaning. The question “Does music have meaning?” has been asked ever since music became a subject of discourse. While some think ... More


The Chosen One's Choice

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses an alternative to the structural listening proposed by Rose Subotnik is presented. This alternative approach rejects Subotnik's notion that one must choose between binary ... More


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