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Harmonics and Acoustics

Leonid Zhmud

in Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289318
eISBN:
9780191741371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289318.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of Pythagoras and the science of music. The fundamental principles of Greek musical theory were taken up and developed by European musicologists. Three basic ... More


The Disciplined Subject of Musical Analysis

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents a review of the essay “Schenker's Conception of Musical Structure,” written by Allen Forte. The essay comments on a graphic analysis presented by Heinrich Schenker and ... More


Musical Development: Revisiting a Generic Theory

Keith Swanwick

in MENC Handbook of Research on Music Learning: Volume 1: Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195386677
eISBN:
9780190268039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386677.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter explores the developments in musical learning theories and their implications. It highlights Music as Cognition by psychologist Mary Louise Serafine, and considers her identification of ... More


Euler: The Mathematics of Musical Sadness

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Throughout his life, the great mathematician Leonhard Euler spent most of his free time on music, to which he devoted his first book. This chapter discusses how he reformulated the ordering of ... More


Rhetoric and Music: The Influence of a Linguistic Art

Jasmin Cameron

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between rhetoric and music, with an emphasis on the role of rhetoric in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century culture and how it was absorbed into the musical ... More


Setting Limits

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is a conclusion to the entire study, contending on a variety of topics. All works of art are subject to social mediation, which renders works of art intelligible, and this is what gives ... More


The Emperor's New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)

Catherine Jami

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199601400
eISBN:
9780191729218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601400.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book explores how the mathematics the Jesuits brought to China was reconstructed as a branch of imperial learning so that the emperor Kangxi (r. 1662–1722) could consolidate his power over the ... More


Lesson Design in Technology-Based Music Instruction

Jay Dorfman

in Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199795581
eISBN:
9780197563175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199795581.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

The content of individual lessons and units in TBMI classrooms falls somewhere on a spectrum of content, as seen in Figure 6.1. At the left end of the spectrum fall activities that are purely ... More


What is musical empathy?

Filippo Bonini Baraldi

in Roma Music and Emotion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190096786
eISBN:
9780190096823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096786.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter starts with a review of the definitions, meanings, and uses of the concept of empathy in the domains of ethnomusicology, interpersonal relationships, aesthetics, and embodied musical ... More


The Wild

Glen Dudbridge

in A Portrait of Five Dynasties China: From the Memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670680
eISBN:
9780191749537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670680.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

Wang Renyu had a sensitive ear for musical sound and a specialized knowledge of musical theory. The memoirs presented in this chapter show him actively responding to imperfect performances, but also ... More


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