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CONCEPTUAL MODELS AND THEORIES

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on conceptual models and theories. Jeanne Bamberger's research on children's representations of musical structure are analyzed, in particular her study of one specific ... More


INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION CONCEPTUALIZING MUSIC

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of two theories from Greek antiquity, the music theories of Pythagoras and Aristoxenus. These theories, and the music to which they refer, are ... More


Tonality and Transformation

Steven Rings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This book employs transformational theory to illuminate the experience of tonal music. In addition to providing an accessible primer on transformational theory, the book introduces new theoretical ... More


St. Petersburg Conservatory and the Beginnings of Russian Musicology

Olga Panteleeva

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at St. Petersburg Conservatory and Soviet musicology. The St. Petersburg Conservatory bears Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's name not only on account of the composer's contribution to the ... More


Epilogue

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

This Epilogue sums up the conclusions of the book and puts forward some closiing thoughts. The fundamental lesson that can be learnt from the music of the California padres and their choirs and ... 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


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


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


From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Craig H. Russell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Music in the California missions was a pluralistic combination of voices and instruments, of liturgy and spectacle, of styles and functions—and even of cultures—in a new blend that was nonexistent ... More


Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Michael Tenzer (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Combining the approaches of ethnomusicology and music theory, this book offers perspectives for thinking about how musical sounds are shaped, arranged, and composed by their diverse makers worldwide. ... More


The Prehistory of Chinese Music Theory: Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture On Chinese Archaeology and Culture

Robert Bagley

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the prehistory of Chinese music theory. The earliest texts about the music theory in China are the inscriptions of the musical instruments found inside the tomb of Marquis Yi ... More


The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna

Nicholas Cook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195170566
eISBN:
9780199871216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170566.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Today we think of Heinrich Schenker, who lived in Vienna from 1884 until his death in 1935, as the most influential music theorist of the 20th century. But he saw his theoretical writings as part of ... 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


Introduction

Craig H. Russell

in From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343274
eISBN:
9780199867745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343274.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

This Introduction tells the story of how the author came to ponder the questions raised in this book. The Introduction goes on to discuss the scope of the book, which is to travel on two journeys: a ... More


Disability within Music-Theoretical Traditions

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/9780199766451.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, Philosophy of Music

Prevailing music theoretical models imagine a work of music as a metaphorical body susceptible to disabling conditions of one kind or another. These theories set themselves the task of normalizing ... More


Music Theory, Phenomenology, and Modes of Perception

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/9780195182088.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The overtly phenomenological study of music in Edmund Husserl's sense begins with the man himself, who made central to his theories of perception a famous analysis for perceiving a sustained tone. ... More


Contexts

James Hepokoski and Warren Darcy

in Elements of Sonata Theory: Norms, Types, and Deformations in the Late-Eighteenth-Century Sonata

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146400
eISBN:
9780199850983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146400.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

There is no consensus regarding the manner in which sonata form in the decades around 1800 is to be grasped. Analysts are confronted with a clutch of diverse approaches with differing emphases, ... More


Schönberg (1995)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0056
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Arnold Schönberg. He cites the main problem with Schönberg's musical thinking: The reality of cadence to a key or modal center is basic in all the music ... More


Making and Using a Pcset Network for Stockhausen’s Klavierstück III

David Lewin

in Musical Form and Transformation: Four Analytic Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317121
eISBN:
9780199865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317121.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the forms of one pentachord ubiquitous in Stockhausen' Klavierstück III. It develops a special group of transformations, one suggested by the musical interrelations of the ... More


Sound-action awareness in music

Rolf Inge Godøy

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0069
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The links between musical sound and various body movements are so numerous and robust that researchers have come to believe that sensations of body movement are integral to musical experience as ... More


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