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Arvo PärtSounding the Sacred

Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

Peter C. Bouteneff, Jeffers Engelhardt, and Robert Saler (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289752
eISBN:
9780823297108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Scholarly writing on the music of Arvo Pärt is situated primarily in the fields of musicology, cultural and media studies, and, more recently, in terms of theology/spirituality. Arvo Pärt: Sounding ... More

Hypermetric Manipulations in Haydn and MozartChamber Music for Strings, 1787 - 1791

Hypermetric Manipulations in Haydn and Mozart: Chamber Music for Strings, 1787 - 1791

Danuta Mirka

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197548905
eISBN:
9780197548936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548905.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book presents a systematic discussion of hypermeter and phrase structure in eighteenth-century music. It combines perspectives from historical and modern music theory with insights from the ... More

Musical MotivesA Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music

Musical Motives: A Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music

Brent Auerbach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197526026
eISBN:
9780197526057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526026.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Motives, the small, recurring shape elements primarily identified by their pitch and rhythm profiles, are near-ubiquitous in music. Yet despite their long-standing prominence in composition and in ... More

Thinking In and About MusicAnalytical Reflections on Milton Babbitt's Music and Thought

Thinking In and About Music: Analytical Reflections on Milton Babbitt's Music and Thought

Zachary Bernstein

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190949235
eISBN:
9780190949266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949235.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Milton Babbitt (1916–2011) was, at once, one of the century’s foremost composers and a founder of American music theory. These two aspects of his creative life—“thinking in” and “thinking about” ... More

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