Articles about Musical Analysis

Akusticne lastnosti timpanov in njihova povezava z instrumentalno prakso
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2016) Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 97-120

While there is much knowledge and research on the acoustics of timpani, there is a lack of scientific research on the playing technique. In my research I analyzed visual and audio recordings and discovered the impact on the sound color ...

Instrumentalna foneticna analiza pétih samoglasnikov in pravorecje popularnega pétega besedila popevke
Muzikoloski Zbornik (2016) Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 147-169

The aim of this study is to present the use of phonetics in non-linguistic researches and sciences such as music and singing. Sung lyrics of Slovenian songs/poetry have not been investigated phonetically, taking into consideration their quality (vowel formant frequency). ...

Dissonant Prolongations Again: Nontonic Extensions in Nineteenth-Century Music
Journal of Music Theory (2016) Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 1-21

Taking my own Schenker-derived view of dissonant prolongations as a point of departure, this article attempts to clarify this phenomenon by considering it in relation to tonal prolongation. This is accomplished in three ways: by reconsidering Schenker's mature attitude toward ...

Normalizing Musical Contour Theory
Journal of Music Theory (2016) Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 23-50

The advent of the numerical representation of contour was a watershed in the development of musical contour theory. Both Michael L. Friedman and Robert D. Morris pioneered the practice by mapping pitches in ascending registral order onto the subset of ...

The Distinctiveness of Electronic Dance Music. Challenging Mainstream Routines and Structures in the Music Industries

To what extent is the Dance (or EDM) genre distinctive, when compared to the structures currently present in the dynamic music industries? We have combined a literature review with a qualitative analysis through interviews with prominent Dutch Dance label owners, ...