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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


Hensel: Lyrical Expansions, Elisions, and Rhythmic Flow

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/9780195340051.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This is the first of five chapters on the songs of individual composers. Whereas narrative accounts of the nineteenth‐century Lied typically begin with Franz Schubert, here phrase expansion, ... More


Schubert: Repetition, Motion, and Reflection

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/9780195340051.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores effects of repetition and motion in Schubert's songs, together with moments of rhythmic irregularity. Analyses focus on three songs from Winterreise (poems by Müller) and three ... More


Metric Representations and Metric Well-Formedness

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/9780195160819.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A cyclical, time-continuous representation for meter is given. Rapid periodicities are marked on the outer rim of a circle, while slower periodicities (i.e., “higher” metrical levels) are drawn ... More


Metric Flux in Beethoven's Fifth

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/9780195160819.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The fluctuations in metric organization in the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No, 5 in C-minor are described and discussed. While the basic duple meter never changes, the depth of subdivision ... 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


Metric Flux in Beethoven’s Fifth

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/9780199744374.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The fluctuations in metric organization in the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony No, 5 in C-minor are described and discussed. While the basic duple meter never changes, the depth of subdivision ... More


Meter and Expression in Robert Schumann's Op. 90

Harald Krebs

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Meter is an expressive vehicle in much of Robert Schumann's music. In his works prior to 1850 metrical conflict at levels close to the surface plays an especially significant expressive role. Meter ... More


Hypermetric Dissonance in the Later Works of Robert Schumann

William Benjamin

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study undertakes, first, to clarify the relationship between hypermeter and grouping. Hypermeter is said to depend on grouping in a way that notated meter does not, because being the first ... More


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


Organized Time: Rhythm, Tonality, and Form

Jason Yust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190696481
eISBN:
9780190696511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696481.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book presents a theory of temporal structure for music, making two main arguments. The first is that a single model of temporal structure, expressible in the form of a certain type of ... More


Hypermetrical Irregularities in Compound Phrases

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/9780197548905.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter is devoted to hypermetrical irregularities caused by techniques of phrase linkage, including overlap and elision. It traces the historical pedigree of these concepts and compares their ... More


Rhythm and Meter

David Temperley

in The Musical Language of Rock

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190653774
eISBN:
9780190653804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653774.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Simple duple meter is predominant in rock; the metrical structure is usually clearly conveyed by the alternating “kick-snare” pattern in the drums. An important aspect of rock rhythm is anticipatory ... More


Rhythm, Hypermeter, and Phrase

Carl Schachter

in The Art of Tonal Analysis: Twelve Lessons in Schenkerian Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190227395
eISBN:
9780190227425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227395.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Lesson 10 examines rhythm and phrase organization. Several musical examples are used, including the Adagio from Mozart’s String Quartet, K. 458, as well as works by Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert, and ... More


The Persistent Question of 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/9780199367283.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on integrated metric shifts: ways of changing the meter of the music mid-composition without altering the tempo, character, or intended affect. This compositional innovation was ... More


Poetry in Structure: Counterpointing Motion in Milhaud’s “Aurore”Daphne Leong and Adam Ewing

Daphne Leong

in Performing Knowledge: Twentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190653545
eISBN:
9780190653576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653545.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter reads Milhaud’s setting of “L’Aurore” from Lucile de Chateaubriand’s Trois Poèmes en prose as a musical poem—one that supplies the “poetic” structure missing from Chateaubriand’s prose ... 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


Phrase Structure

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/9780197548905.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on phrase structure, whose discussion in the eighteenth century was subsumed under the theory of melody and based on the parallel between music and language. The first part is ... More


Hypermetrical Irregularities in Basic Phrases

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/9780197548905.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter’s focus is on hypermetrical irregularities caused by irregular phrases. It addresses five-, six-, and seven-measure phrases, considers their use as recommended by eighteenth-century ... More


Hypermetrical Irregularities in Expanded Phrases

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/9780197548905.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter deals with hypermetrical irregularities in phrases expanded by means of parenthesis, repetition, and appendix. All these means of phrase expansion were recognized by eighteenth-century ... More


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