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The Romantic Movement and Its Results

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The beginning of the romantic movement is to be found in the reaction against formal perfection that followed the death of Ludwig van Beethoven. Like so many other new movements, the romantic school ... More


Hypermeter

Danuta Mirka

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197548905
eISBN:
9780197548936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548905.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter unearths a number of cues that point to eighteenth-century recognition of what today is called hypermeter and retraces the line of tradition that led from eighteenth-century music theory ... More


The Reinvention of Tempo

Roger Mathew Grant

in Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367283
eISBN:
9780199367306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367283.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 7 provides an extended study of the celebrated machine Maelzel patented and its reception in the music theory of the era. If, as Beethoven and others complained, the meter signatures and ... More


Lewin’s Listeners Listening: The Beholder’s Share

Richard Cohn

in David Lewin's Morgengruß: Text, Context, Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199844784
eISBN:
9780190228323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844784.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins by examining the nature of the listener in Lewin’s writings. It then discusses the implications of the nature of Lewin’s listener on music analysis, especially through Lewin’s ... More


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