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Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Justin London

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195160819
eISBN:
9780199786763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160819.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book develops a theory of musical meter based on psychological research in temporal perception, cognition, and motor behavior. Meter is regarded as a kind of entrainment, a synchronization of ... More


Tempo

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines changing approaches to tempo and the ways composers specified it in their music. Factors influencing the performer's choice of tempo are considered, together with evidence for a ... More


Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Justin London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book develops a theory of musical meter based on psychological research in temporal perception, cognition, and motor behavior. Meter is regarded as a kind of entrainment, a synchronization of ... More


Conclusion

Neal Peres Da Costa

in Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The conclusion rounds up the discussion provided in Chapters 2-5. Dislocation, arpeggiation, metrical rubato and various forms of rhythmic alteration, as well as tempo modification were indispensable ... More


Below Replacement Fertility in Mainland China

Zhigang Guo and Wei Chen

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the fertility decline in mainland China since the 1970s. Using data from a wide range of sources, including the 2000 census and through linking recorded children to their ... More


Fertility Transition in Hong Kong and Taiwan

Edward Jow-Ching Tu, Xin Yuan, and Xia Zhang

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of fertility transition in Hong Kong and Taiwan. While very different from the mainland and people living there are not subject to the strict government ... More


Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Clive Brown

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Despite the continuing interest in historically informed vocal and instrumental performance practice, the relationship between a composer's notation and the sounds it was intended to elicit remains ... More


Chapter Six “He Is He and I Am Me”: The Ellington-Strayhorn Collaboration

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter dissects the myths that have surrounded the collaboration of both composers. It explains why Strayhorn remained so invisible to the larger audience. Factors include the poor crediting of ... More


Tempo Terms

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines tempo terms in detail. Different traditions of using such terms are investigated, and divergent uses of the same term are highlighted. Among the terms discussed — in relation to ... More


Tempo Modification

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses changing approaches to tempo modification. Types of tempo modification are described, two basic categories being identified: first, changes of speed within a piece, such as ... More


Tempo and Tempo Modifications

Heinrich Schenker

in The Art of Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151510
eISBN:
9780199871582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151510.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter recommends tempo modifications, for instance a certain pushing ahead/holding back, to create the illusion of a strict tempo. Many examples elucidate this; that it must not happen in a ... More


Performance Interpretation: Focus on Tempi, Dynamics, Phrasing, and Articulation in the Solo Viola Part

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates those aspects of the interpretation of the Viola Concerto that are predominantly in the domain of the performer. The issues of tempi, dynamics, phrasing, and articulation in ... More


City Life (1995)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0057
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about City Life, where not only samples of speech but also car horns, door slams, air brakes, subway chimes, pile drivers, car alarms, heartbeats, boat horns, ... More


Feldman (1997)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0060
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Morton Feldman, expressing his love and admiration for his music. Feldman was able to combine extremely chromatic harmony, soft dynamics, and generally ... More


Revisions: The Revisions of Atar Arad, Csaba Erdélyi,Peter Bartók, and Donald Maurice

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines in depth the revisions of Atar Arad, Csaba Erd'lyi, Peter Bartók, and Donald Maurice with reference to the overall chronology of the revisions, the degree of revision, and ... More


Poetry from the Delta

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0045
Subject:
Music, Popular

The sixteen tracks on “Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers”—some of them previously unreleased and some of them alternate takes—were conducted at several sessions between 1936–7, the only ... More


A New Civilization

Vaclav Smil

in Creating the Twentieth Century: Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195168747
eISBN:
9780199835522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168747.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Pre-WWI technical advances have created economies and societies whose abundance of material possessions, rates of energy consumption, and overall tempo of life were entirely unprecedented. Both the ... More


Metric Representations and Metric Well-Formedness

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter begins with a survey of the range of representational schemes that have been developed for rhythm and meter. A cyclical, time-continuous representation for meter is then given. Rapid ... More


Tempo Modification

Neal Peres Da Costa

in Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the practice of tempo modification (also known as tempo rubato or rubato) - changing the tempo to enhance the ebb and flow of a musical phrase. As a means of appreciating the ... More


Ambulation

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There are two symmetrical spaces in the film and a space between them. The spaces are the other side of each other and the contrary of one another: the interior is closed, social (meetings, ... More


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