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Theories of Musical Rhythm and Meter

Yonatan Malin

in Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This is the second of two introductory chapters, focusing on recent theories of musical rhythm and meter and their application to the Lied. Rhythm and meter are discussed from the complementary ... More


Meter-Rhythm Interactions II: Problems

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195160819
eISBN:
9780199786763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160819.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The chapter begins with a consideration of metric ambiguity. In some cases, a melody or rhythm may be construed in more than one metric framework (metric malleability). In other cases, a passage may ... More


Meter-Rhythm Interactions II: Problems

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/9780199744374.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter begins with a consideration of metric ambiguity. In some cases, a melody or rhythm may be construed in more than one metric framework (metric malleability). In other cases, a passage may ... More


The Rhythm of the Crossroads

in Remains of Ritual: Northern Gods in a Southern Land

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226265049
eISBN:
9780226265063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226265063.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Although agbadza dominates the wake-keeping night at the Brekete shrine in Ghana, it is abey that rules the day. There is a concentration of forces in and around this music that makes it the ... More


In the Footsteps of Corelli: Antonio Vivaldi: Sonata, op. 2, no. 1 (Conclusion)

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola: A Fifty-Lesson Course Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190922696
eISBN:
9780197528662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922696.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Technical information on the basic bow stroke of the giga and dynamic variation within it are the subject of two exercises. The sarabanda is contrasted with that of Corelli (Lesson Seventeen) and the ... More


A Renewed Account of Unequal Triple Meter

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/9780199367283.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From its earliest formulations in writings on music, triple meter has held a special position. Conceptions of triple meter as the perfect mode of temporal division gave way during the sixteenth ... More


Timespan Intervals

Jason Yust

in Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

David Lewin’s concept of timespan interval is applied to theories of hypermeter and rhythmic structure. The special property of timespan intervals is that the distances between them are measured ... More


Counterpoint

Jason Yust

in Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Counterpoint, the stratification of a musical texture into structurally independent voices, occurs in the domains of rhythm, tonality, and form. In all situations, we recognize the structures of ... More


Corelli: Sonata, op. 5, no. 7

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola: A Fifty-Lesson Course Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190922696
eISBN:
9780197528662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922696.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This lesson contains detailed observations about the remaining movements of the Corelli sonata, the Corrente, Sarabanda, and Giga, all of whose origins are discussed. The student learns how to ... More


Rhythm (Exercises 41–60)

Jorge Variego

in Composing with Constraints: 100 Practical Exercises in Music Composition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190057237
eISBN:
9780197599068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057237.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Rhythm in this chapter is conceived as the pace at which music unfolds in time. Note values, rests, and other sources of rhythmic notation are a way to control the temporal evolution of a new ... More


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