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Tonal Pitch Space

Fred Lerdahl

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book builds on and in many ways completes the project of Fred Lerdahl and Ray Jackendoff's influential A Generative Theory of Tonal Music. Like the earlier volume, this book is both a ... More


Atonal Structures

Fred Lerdahl

in Tonal Pitch Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter extends and adapts the constructs and procedures of the previous chapters for the analysis of atonal music. Atonal music is seen to be in flat space. To remnants of the chord distance ... More


Musical Narratives of Balance Lost and Regained: Schoenberg and Webern

Joseph N. Straus

in Extraordinary Measures: Disability in Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766451
eISBN:
9780199895007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766451.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

In a large body of atonal music written between 1908 and the outbreak of World War I, inversional symmetry comes to function in a manner analogous to key in tonal music: a systematic way of ... More


The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg 1908–1923

Bryan R. Simms

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128260
eISBN:
9780199848843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128260.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the years from 1908 to 1923, Arnold Schoenberg developed a compositional strategy that moved beyond the accepted concepts and practices of Western tonality. Pieces from this period such as Pierrot ... More


Atonality and the Critical Imagination

Bryan R. Simms

in The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg 1908–1923

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128260
eISBN:
9780199848843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128260.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In a letter to Ferrucio Busoni in 1909, Arnold Schoenberg described his new style of music with which he had been experimenting for over a year. It was an outgrowth of the post-Brahmsian and ... More


Schoenberg's Evolution toward Atonality

Bryan R. Simms

in The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg 1908–1923

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128260
eISBN:
9780199848843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128260.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg's adoption of the atonal style of composition in 1908 was a symptom of the larger historical evolution that engaged progressive composers throughout the world. The coordination of ... More


Tonal structure and children’s early learning of music

W. Jay Dowling

in Generative Processes in Music: The Psychology of Performance, Improvisation, and Composition

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508465
eISBN:
9780191687341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508465.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the strong links between perception and production in the development of musical competence in young children. It reviews the literature on developmental aspects of song ... More


Dialogue without Words: Identities and Dichotomies in Copland’s Piano Quartet

Jennifer DeLapp-Birkett

in Rethinking American Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042324
eISBN:
9780252051159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042324.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

In Jennifer DeLapp-Birkett’s analysis, the “identities and dichotomies” of her title concern a single piece of music, Aaron Copland's Piano Quartet (1950) but also a number of extramusical issues ... More


Another exceptional musical memory: evidence from a savant of how atonal music is processed in cognition

Adam Ockelford

in Music and the Mind: Essays in honour of John Sloboda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199581566
eISBN:
9780191804502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199581566.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter builds on the empirical work reported by Sloboda, Hermelin, and O’Connor in 1985, in which a musical savant (‘NP’) attempted to learn a tonal piece by Grieg and a whole-tone composition ... More


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