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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


“Go Preach My Gospel, Saith the Lord”: Words as Movers and Shakers in African American Music

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Musicologists have acknowledged the importance of speech rhythms to black music from the blues forward, but the focus of the analysis has not explained their primacy. The obscurity of the ... More


“Father, I Stretch My Hands to Thee”: The Tradition of Dr. Watts in African Historical Perspective

William T. Dargan

in Lining Out the Word: Dr. Watts Hymn Singing in the Music of Black Americans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234482
eISBN:
9780520928923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234482.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

The first illustration in Black Art and Culture in the Twentieth Century, by Richard Powell, is of a late-seventeenth-century slave drum whose unchanging appearance is significant because African ... More


Flow and Free Rhythm in Talib Kweli

Mitchell Ohriner

in Flow: The Rhythmic Voice in Rap Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190670412
eISBN:
9780190670443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670412.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

Throughout his career, Talib Kweli has been called an “off-beat rapper.” Despite that highly derogatory comment, this chapter connects Kweli’s non-alignment with the underlying beat to earlier ... More


Physics in Language and in the Control of Behavior

John Bolender

in The Self-Organizing Social Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014441
eISBN:
9780262289238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014441.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter evaluates the self-organization in cognition and the control of behavior. The study of the intricate control of limb movement, and even aspects of language such as speech rhythm and ... More


At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Joshua Weiner (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Maverick gay poetic icon Thom Gunn (1929–2004) and his body of work have long dared the British and American poetry establishments either to claim or disavow him. To critics in the UK and US alike, ... More


Summation and Chthonic Power

John Peck

in At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Summation is powerful and mature statement, but as an organizing principle for poetry in English it has regained, long after the modernist detours around it, at best an intricately defended, ... More


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