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English I: the maximal syllable size

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter investigates the maximal syllable size in English. It shows that given the concepts of a potential V, the affix rule, and complex sounds, the maximal syllable in English is CVX. The ... More


Jiarong (rGyalrong)

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter analyzes Jiarong, a Tibeto‐Burman language that was thought to be quite unusual in having large onset and coda clusters that violate expected sonority contours. It shows that, given the ... More


Nigerian Arabic and Reconstruction of the Imperfect Verb

Jonathan Owens

in A Linguistic History of Arabic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199290826
eISBN:
9780191710469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290826.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter continues the concentration on contemporary Arabic. Arabic dialects show considerable diversity in the tolerance of short, open syllables. Some allow them, some allow only low vowels in ... More


Understanding the Sound of Not Understanding

Jed Rasula

in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109924
eISBN:
9780199855261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109924.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Hearing is a physiological accident, while listening is psychological posture culturally disposed. To hear is to simply receive and register what is given and to listen is to correct and displace it. ... More


Length and quantity in accentuation and phonotactics

Kristján Árnason

in The Phonology of Icelandic and Faroese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199229314
eISBN:
9780191728464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229314.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The chapter tries to clarify some notions relevant to the understanding of the relation between length and accentuation in Icelandic, pointing out that an analysis in terms of commonly used ... More


Phonology and dependency

John M. Anderson

in The Substance of Language Volume III: Phonology-Syntax Analogies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608331
eISBN:
9780191732119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608331.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

The presence of the dependency relation, more familiar from discussions of syntax, is nevertheless argued to be a basic analogy between phonological and syntactic structure: it grammaticalizes ... More


Does Sonority Have a Phonetic Basis?

G. N. Clements

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

According to Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe, syllabification conforms universally to the Sonority Sequencing Principle whereby the segments in a syllable rise in sonority from the margin to the peak. The ... More


Phonetic Implementation and Abstractness

Ken Lodge

in Fundamental Concepts in Phonology: Sameness and Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625659
eISBN:
9780748671410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625659.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The relationship between underlying phonological representations and phonetic realization is explored. Specific examples of the features: advanced tongue root, sonority, liquid and tenseness are ... More


MICHAEL BERKELEY (b. 1948)Three Songs to Children (2002): Texts by W. B. Yeats, Wilfred Owen, and Walter de la Mare

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter looks at British composer Michael Berkeley’s Three Songs to Children (2002). This early piece, recently revised, is ideal for a young artist’s recital. Unpretentious and straightforward ... More


The Music of 1877

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

That Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky composed two of his greatest works in 1877 speaks to the separation of his artistic and worldly spheres, a phenomenon he later described to Nadezhda von Meck in 1878. ... More


The Importance of Autosegmental Representations for Sign Language Phonology

Diane Brentari

in Shaping Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562452
eISBN:
9780226562599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562599.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter outlines the contribution of autosegmental phonology to the field of sign language phonology. Phonological description is influenced by the theoretical models used to express them, and ... More


Sonority Waves in Syllabification

Caroline Wiltshire

in Shaping Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226562452
eISBN:
9780226562599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226562599.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The current emphasis on markedness constraints in phonology has deep historical roots in the development of syllable phonotactics, with sonority playing a salient role from the beginning. Goldsmith ... More


The Sensuous as a Constructive Force in Schubert’s Late Works

Brian Black

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Schubert’s sensitivity to the sensual quality of sound and its expressive potential is a feature of his music that sets it apart from that of his contemporaries. In Schubert’s vocal and instrumental ... More


From Past to Present and from Listening to Hearing: Final Indefinable Moments in Bach's and Stravinsky's Music

Rokus de Groot

in On Religion and Memory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251629
eISBN:
9780823252961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251629.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The way a musical composition ends is a critical moment: the musical ordering stops while the daily order of affairs is not yet in effect. Especially since the late 19th century, composers have ... More


The Appendix

Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter examines abstract properties of phonology, with an emphasis on the behavior and representational status of consonants that do not fit neatly into canonical syllable templates. Many ... More


Phonological Representations and the Vaux-Wolfe Proposal

Charles E. Cairns

in Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182706
eISBN:
9780262255325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

Bert Vaux and Andrew Wolfe proposed a theory that syllabification is not exhaustive and that many consonants are left unsyllabified. They argued that unsyllabified consonants are appendices, or ... More


Critical-Systematic Core: The Meontic—in Methodology and in the Recasting of Metaphysics

Ronald Bruzina

in Edmund Husserl and Eugen Fink: Beginnings and Ends in Phenomenology, 1928-1938

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092097
eISBN:
9780300130157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092097.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses music as the Play of Being in its closest coming to that Absolute of Transcendent Form, the Absolute that lies originative in the coursing of humanity's living its world. It ... More


The Cycle as a Whole

Mark Mazullo

in Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149432
eISBN:
9780300149449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149432.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Shostakovich's inspiration in composing a cycle of preludes and fugues for piano—J. S. Bach. Especially in the first two preludes and fugues, but elsewhere in the cycle as ... More


Domain Limitations on Search

Andrew Nevins

in Locality in Vowel Harmony

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140973
eISBN:
9780262280570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140973.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

When conducting a search and you stop, locality arises. Locality has two components: minimality and boundedness. In syntactic theory, minimality does not permit searching for an element beyond a ... More


The Phonology of Welsh

S. J. Hannahs

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601233
eISBN:
9780191762802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601233.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

The Phonology of Welsh is an exploration of the phonology of modern Welsh. Starting with an overview of the phonetics and segment inventories of Welsh, the book then examines the ... More


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