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Research on Temporal Perception and its Relevance for Theories of Musical Meter

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195160819
eISBN:
9780199786763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160819.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The “speed limits” for meter are explored, as elucidated by previous research on rhythmic perception, production, and discrimination. This includes studies of subjective rhythmization, melody ... More


Relevant Research on Rhythmic Perception and Production

Justin London

in Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744374
eISBN:
9780199949632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744374.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The “speed limits” for meter are explored, as elucidated by previous research on rhythmic perception, production, and discrimination. This includes studies of subjective rhythmization, melody ... More


Touching Eternity: The Practice of Death in Heinrich Seuse

Mark Chinca

in Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Writing: From Bonaventure to Luther

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861980
eISBN:
9780191894787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861980.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter is concerned with Heinrich Seuse’s mystical treatise, the Büchlein der ewigen Weisheit (ca. 1330), and the way in which it seeks to bring about a meditative experience of life after ... More


Instruments of Timekeeping: The Case of Frescobaldi’S Toccate E Partite … Libro Primo

Rebecca Cypess

in Curious and Modern Inventions: Instrumental Music as Discovery in Galileo's Italy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226319445
eISBN:
9780226319582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319582.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Certain genres of instrumental music in early modern Italy broke free of the regular pulse—the tactus—that had governed music of previous eras. Among these was the toccata, a genre for lute and ... More


Josquin Desprez – Missa Pange Lingua

Dennis Shrock

in Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The historical portion of this chapter presents material about Josquin’s artistic status during the Renaissance, including testimonies by Martin Luther, Hans Ott, and Heinrich Glareanus. Included ... More


Giovanni Battista Fontana (1589 (?)–1630): Sonata Terza

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola, vol. II: A Fifty-Lesson Course

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197525111
eISBN:
9780197528679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525111.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Brief biographical information on Giovanni Battista Fontana precedes comparisons with his contemporaries, the emerging breed of professional violinist-composers. Notes on appropriate pitch and bow ... More


Beating Time

Roger Mathew Grant

in Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367283
eISBN:
9780199367306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367283.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Writers on music in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries conceptualized meter through motion. Their primary mode of theorizing meter was through the physical act of beating time. Although today ... More


The Beat:: A Technical History

Roger Mathew Grant

in Beating Time and Measuring Music in the Early Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367283
eISBN:
9780199367306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367283.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter aims to flesh out the early modern, motion-driven theory of the beat through a focus on the act of beating itself and the conceptual work it accomplished. It argues that the beat should ... More


Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c. 1620–1680): Sonata Quarta from Sonatae unarum fidium (1664)

Walter S. Reiter

in The Baroque Violin & Viola, vol. II: A Fifty-Lesson Course

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780197525111
eISBN:
9780197528679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525111.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Heinrich Schmelzer was the first non-Italian Imperial Kapellmeister at the Habsburg court in Vienna and the most important Austrian composer before Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber, who was possibly ... More


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