Tag Archives: elements of music

More Thoughts on Personae and Musical Environment

I have just given a lecture on the development of musical personae (mainly influenced by academics such as Cone, Auslander and Moore) and its resonance with musical texture. We began by suggesting the following two types of musical texture Texture … Continue reading

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The Impact of the Musical Elements on Form

My yearly lecture on the relationship of the elements of music and musical form took a different approach this year. The lecture began by playing a number of examples taken from the current UK top 10 – that adhere to … Continue reading

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Music Analysis and the Elements of Music

Like I have done for the last few years, I gave my annual lecture to my musicology class regarding the ways that the Elements of Music (EOM) can be a good starting point for analysis. In the UK, the EOM … Continue reading

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Elements of Music and Impact on Musical Form

My last musicology session discussed the various ways in which the elements of music impacted our appreciation of music. Factors such as dynamics, texture, timbre, harmony, melody etc are interesting – as they can be discussed with all age groups … Continue reading

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The Relationship of the Elements of Music to Form

This weeks musicology session focused on the relationship of  the Elements of Music to Musical Form. I have asked students to consider the following questions – Examples of pieces of music with unusual bar numbers between sections Examples of how … Continue reading

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Production and Text Analysis – and the Elements of Music

I have attached below a 2nd presentation of my musicology class – which focuses on how we can analyze how music is produced in addition to the text (using the elements of music). It starts with a few questions which … Continue reading

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The Relationship between The Elements of Music and Musical Form

  My most recent musicology lecture focused on the relationship between musical form and the elements of music. I am looking for examples of the following – feel free to suggest – Examples of pieces with unusual bar numbers between … Continue reading

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