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MUSIC ANALYSIS AS CRITICAL METHOD

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Schenker's analytical reviews of Brahms's songs, Op. 107, and choral pieces, Op. 104 (1891–92), in light of the disciplinary debates considered in the previous chapters. It ... More


Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Kevin Karnes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides a first look at the ideological dilemmas and methodological anxieties that pervaded the discipline of musicology (in German, Musikwissenschaft, encompassing music theory, analysis, ... More


INTRODUCTION Analysis, Categorization, and Theory of Musics of the World

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter provides an overview of music analysis and theory in universal and cross-cultural contexts, including: Analysis: Definitions and Perspectives; Choosing Perspectives for this ... More


Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer and John Roeder (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This collection of essays analyzes diverse musical creations with reference to the contexts in which the music is created and performed. The authors explain the music as sound in process, through ... More


Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

David Lewin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is recognized as the seminal work paving the way for current studies in mathematical and systematic approaches to music analysis. The author, one of the 20th century’s most prominent ... More


Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More


Intervals, Transformations, and Tonal Analysis

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 1 offers an introduction to transformational thought and situates it with respect to Schenkerian analysis. After a brief overview of transformational theory in Section 1.1, Section 1.2 ... More


Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Adam Ockelford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although research in music psychology, education and therapy has expanded exponentially in the 21st century, there is something of a ‘black hole’ around which much of the discourse circles: music ... More


Introduction

John Roeder

in Analytical and Cross-Cultural Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195384581
eISBN:
9780199918331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384581.003.0000
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The growing interest in music of diverse cultures, and the growing awareness of the methods and approaches that are needed to compare it, motivate this collection of more analytical studies in world ... More


Music theory and the zygonic approach

Adam Ockelford

in Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the place of zygonic theory in the broader field of music theory and analysis, and notes that it is ‘psychomusicological’ in nature. The zygonic conjecture is introduced by ... More


Individual Musical Approaches

Britta Sweers

in Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195174786
eISBN:
9780199864348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174786.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

In order to highlight the variety of the individual fusion styles, this chapter undertakes a deeper musical analysis. A central focus is set on Fairport Convention which, despite numerous line-up ... More


Introduction

Adam Ockelford

in Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Studies of music education, therapy, and psychology have tended to comprise a second-level metanarrative: they are about what people think about music, rather than being directed at the human ... More


Some Problems and Resources of Music Theory

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores music theory as a source for analytic metaphors. Overworked terms create problems for us in describing conceptual sound-structures, and the pursuit of these problems can be ... More


Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Victor Svorinich

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461947
eISBN:
9781626740891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

When Bitches Brew was released, it was not just another jazz album, but a major single event, with ramifications rippling over the next forty-plus years. Not only did Miles Davis change the face of ... More


Morgengruß by David Lewin

David Bard-Schwarz and Richard Cohn (eds)

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/9780199844784.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This part of the book presents an inaugural publication of David Lewin’s 1974 essay on Schubert’s “Morgengruß.” Examining a series of analytical decisions about form, hypermeter, and harmonic ... More


Introduction

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft

in Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190236861
eISBN:
9780190236892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236861.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The collection’s introductory chapter situates the eight composers featured in this volume and their music in the twentieth-century environment of the female composer. The authors contrast the ... More


Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multi-author collection, the second to be published in an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from the twelfth to the twenty-first centuries, ... More


Introduction

Frank Lehman

in Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190606398
eISBN:
9780190606435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190606398.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Hollywood Harmony revolves around three primary arguments: (1) tonal practices of the nineteenth century continue to flourish and evolve in film music; (2) chromaticism using consonant triads is a ... More


Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Identifying music as a vital site of cultural debate, this book captures the dynamic, contested nature of musical life in the United States. Using a blend of music analysis and cultural critique, the ... More


Introduction

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/9780190653774.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter presents the scope, rationale, and approach of the book. Unlike much previous research on rock, the book is focused on musical rather than sociocultural aspects; it is primarily ... More


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