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  Musicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Musicology may be described as the pursuit of musical knowledge and insight by accurate, objective, and critical methods of fact-finding, analysis, and interpretation.
Musicology has known two main approaches: the historical (the history of western art music) and the systematic (the study of universal principles underlying the vocabulary of music - scales, rhythms, melodies, etc - and of acoustics, aesthetics, psychology, sociology, and other disciplines in their relationship to music).
Musicology is complemented by ethnomusicology, traditionally defined as the study of folk music and of non-western art music, but increasingly seen as an anthropological approach to music of any kind.
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 Musicology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Often based on the work of Theodor Adorno and feminist, gender studies, or postcolonial hypotheses, the New Musicology is the cultural study, analysis, and criticism of music.
As Susan McClary says, "musicology fastidiously declares issues of musical signification off-limits to those engaged in legitimate scholarship." It is a measure of the rate at which scholarship in music is changing, though, that few would any longer consider such a statement to be valid.
Zoomusicology is the study of the music of animals, or rather the musical aspects of sound or communication produced and received by animals.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Musicology
In musicology, music history is the study of how music has developed over time, and may include manuscript studies, textual criticism, iconography, studies of the relationship between words and music, and the relationship between music and society.
The New Musicology is a term applied to a wide body of work produced by many musicologists who consider themselves and their musicology neither new or New.
Although most of the broadest musicology journals are not available on-line, a sampling of peer reviewed journals in various subfields gives some idea of musicological writings: Peer review (known as refereeing in some academic fields) is a scholarly process used in the publication of manuscripts and in the awarding of funding for research.
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 Directory - Arts: Music: Musicology
Musicology is a systematic study of music in all of its forms of appearance.
Musicology exists as an academic discipline that studies primarily composed and notated music, and is taught in universities across the world.
Whereas musicology tends to study works of music that are notated on scores, the individuals and history that created such works, ethnomusicology studies the music of the world, as an act of cultural expression.
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 Musicology Album   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Musicology is a 2004 album by Prince which has proved to be his most successful in ten years reaching the top 5 of the album charts in the US, UK and Germany.
Musicology was the first album in five years that Prince released through a major label Sony Music.
Musicology quickly proved to be Prince's most successful album for twelve years reaching the top 5 in the US, UK and Germany making a significant impression on charts around the world.
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 And We Danced - Review of Musicology by Prince
Musicology is not on par with classics such as Purple Rain and Sign O' the Times, but it is abundant proof of the relevance and worthiness of new music by Prince 25 years after his first appearance on the national music scene.
The combination of Prince's induction into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, the Musicology album, and his current concert tour, are ample proof that he deserves a place among the greats of Dance, Rock, and Soul music.
Musicology proves he is an artist whose recordings are still worth listening to and looking forward to in the future.
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There is the study of sound and vibration or acoustics, the cognitive study of music, the study of music theory and performance practice or music theory and ethnomusicology and the study of the reception and history of music, generally called musicology.
If on the other hand we consider the context of musicology, where Romantic music is dated later; the matter is one of considerably greater debate.
The definition of music as sound with particular characteristics is taken as a given by psychoacoustics, and is a common one in musicology and performance.
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 Musicology Department - Eastman School of Music
The richly diverse activities of the musicology department reflect the duality of performance and research inherent in a comprehensive music school.
MA/PhD students in musicology often take courses outside of music at the University of Rochester River Campus, and may even develop the equivalent of a "minor" in some area such as German literature, American studies, or critical and cultural theory.
At Eastman, musicology students may elect studio lessons (instrumental, vocal, or conducting) as part of their regular course of study.
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 Comparative musicology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Directory of Musicology Dissertations Listing and abstracts for every successfully defended Columbia University musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology, and music history dissertation from 1986 to the present.
Musicology and Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas School of Music The Musicology/Ethnomusicology division is unusual in American academia for its integration of musicology and ethnomusicology, history and ethnography.
The Journal of Musicology It is a review of music history, criticism, analysis, and performance practice that provides some of the most significant research and critical thought currently being produced in the field of musicology.
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 musicology on Encyclopedia.com
MUSICOLOGY [musicology] systematized study of music and musical style, particularly in the realm of historical research.
Today, the domain of musicology is defined by universities, where such study is centered, and includes study of form and notation, national, period, and personal styles, the lives of composers and players, musical instruments, acoustics, ethnomusicology, and aesthetics.
Ironically, the study of musical compositions as such, as distinct from the study of data related to them, is not regarded as within the sphere of musicology but rather in the academically separate branch of study called music theory (see theory, in music).
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 BBC - Classic Rock/Pop Review - Prince, Musicology
Musicology is Prince's first album back with a major and as the title suggests it's a bit of a stylistic retrospective.
Musicology is a retrospective: He says it himself in the title track.
Musicology is up to date with the issues going on in the world today.
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 Prince: Musicology: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This kind of criticism may seem harsh (and pretty unrelated to the actual musical experience), but it also shares much with traditional journalistic aims of reporting and immediate interpretation, and as such, is a method emphasized at most mainstream music pubs.
I hear someone who's probably worked out most of the bigger issues in life, and is satisfied to stay with a groove for its own sake, offering his take on things rather than arresting you with it.
Today, slow jams are his forte: the infidelity warning "What Do U Want Me 2 Do?" beats Phoenix at their own game with smoother-than-smooth vocals and a breezy chorus that would seem to close the book on anyone else attempting lite-jazz pop in the future.
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 Musicology Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The term ethnomusicology is used most commonly to refer to academic study of music other than western classical music (for example the music of the Mbuti pygmies in Africa), though it technically means the study of music from a anthropological perspective.
While musicology contends to be purely about music itself (almost always western classical music), ethnomusicologists are often interested in putting the music they study into a wider cultural context.
Often based on the work of Theodore Adorno and feminist or anti-colonial hypotheses, the New Musicology is the cultural analaysis and criticism of music.
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 UCLA Musicology Faculty
Chair of the Musicology Department since 1998, he also serves on the Faculty Executive Committee of the College (2002-04), the Editorial Board of the University of California Press (2001-06), and as President of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U. Branch (2002-04).
Bloechl specializes in the early modern music cultures of France, England, and colonial North America, and her research is generally concerned with identity and difference as expressed in music, especially colonial difference.
She is a founding member of Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and the Artaria String Quartet, cellist of Trio Galatea, and appears in numerous recordings on the Koch, Virgin, Harmonia Mundi, and Klara labels.
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In response to new directions in the field of musicology, the graduate programs in this field are designed to prepare students for effective teaching and research in a broad range of areas.
M.A. students receive a comprehensive program in historical musicology with an ethnomusicology component; Ph.D. students in historical musicology are required to supplement their studies with a minimum of eleven hours of coursework in ethnomusicology to prepare them to meet the growing trend toward world musics in undergraduate and graduate education.
The musicology faculty is also committed to exposing students to a variety of methodological approaches in historical musicology.
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 Graduate Degrees, Musicology - School of Music - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences - The University of Iowa
The examination committee will consist of two faculty members from the musicology area and one from music theory or another area outside of musicology, chosen by the advisor in consultation with the student and approved by the musicology faculty.
The requirement for two of the three languages must be satisfied by the end of the second year of residency, and the requirement for the third language must be satisfied before taking the comprehensive examination.
The examination committee will consist of at least three faculty members from the musicology area and at least one from music theory, chosen by the advisor in consultation with the student and approved by the musicology faculty.
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 Musicology @ the University of Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Musicology area of the School of Music encourages students to approach music as a culturally expressive form, engage with the musical richness of our world, and develop their own musical identities within an increasingly interconnected globe.
Undergraduates interested in degrees in music history, historical musicology and ethnomusicology, or pursuing related careers in music librarianship, music journalism, music publishing, or media industries, should consider the Bachelor of Arts degree concentration in Music and Culture.
Musicology also offers a Music and Culture Minor for students pursuing other bachelor degrees who would like to enhance their education with additional studies in musicology.
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 MSU - School of Music - Academic Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Assistantships in musicology are available both through the School of Music and the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities (CIS-AH), the administrative unit at MSU that handles several of the required courses for undergraduates on campus.
Musicology professors regularly contribute courses to CIS-AH and often hire musicology graduate students to serve as teaching assistants.
Assistant Professor of Musicology Katherine Lowerre has presented conference papers on topics ranging from the medieval chanson de toile to 20th-century composer Louise Talma, including presentations to the American Musicological Society, American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music.
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 Graduate Program in Systematic Musicology
Systematic musicology students at the master's level are required to pass a reading examination, or pass the fifth quarter of a course sequence with a grade of B or better, in one foreign language.
Systematic musicology students complete the degree by taking an examination that consists of an original research project of a scope agreed upon with the student's advisor; an oral examination on the paper is required only if the paper receives a grade of Low Pass.
The Ph.D. with a specialization in systematic musicology requires six elective courses beyond teh requirements for the M.A. Ph.D. students must also pass an examination, or pass the fifth quarter of a course sequence with a grade of B or better, in a second foreign language.
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 Musicology - Prince : Read reviews and compare prices at Ciao.co.uk
The opener 'Musicology' is a sort of look back to his past, and his childhood of listening to James Brown.
Musicology is Princes long-awaited return to the limelight since reclaiming his name after the 7 years of being a symbol.
The earlier albums under his own name again, One Nite Alone, The Rainbow Children and NEWS have alienated alot of fans and the critics have been fairly harsh in their opinion of them (although a few admit they are good albums, which they are).
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 books - Page 1 at Think Bling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Musicology sees the return of Prince to mainstream music.
Which is what "musicology" is about, but this album is not about that.
Prince's Musicology album will have you saying, "Where's the beef?" The quality music writing and great lyrics from past albums are not presented here.
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 What is Systematic Musicology?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, the definitions of systematic musicology may be separated into four classifications: (1) an all-encompassing definition, (2) a negative definition, (3) a study of music which focuses upon theory, and (4) a multi-approach study of music.
According to this definition, systematic musicology entails studying music by using the methodology of any discipline which is non-historical in nature.
According to this definition, systematic musicology uses various modes of gathering and analyzing data from any single discipline or study.
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 BU | CFA | School of Music | Degrees and Programs | MusB | Major in Musicology
Students in the Musicology major must audition on an instrument offered at Boston University and according to the requirements of the Bachelor of Music in Performance.
In addition to acceptable standards of musical performance and theory, all transfer applicants are expected to have a keen interest in creative writing and speaking, as well as intellectual curiosity extending beyond the field of music to other areas of the arts and sciences.
This paper may have been submitted for a music history course taken at another institution, or it may be written expressly for entrance in the Musicology major at Boston University.
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 Piano and Composition-Musicology Department
The formation of the national musicology science and education is connected with the work of famous musicologists of their days
A notable event of musicology of the period was publication of “The History of Belarusian Soviet Music” (Minsk, 1971).
One of the main scientific directions of the Division became studying of historical and theoretical problems of the Belarusian musical culture, and also researches into actual issues of theoretical musicology, problems of musical forms, genres, sound-pitch organisation of music, melodies, styles, polyphony, musical psychology and social science.
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 DaVinci: Arts> Music> Musicology
She later became an assistant professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.
Moll, an associate professor in the Department of Theory, Composition and Musicology, teaches the Music History and Literature series for majors, Introduction...
of Illinois, Southern Methodist University, a PhD in musicology from Stanford...
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 Musicology « Music « Arts
Musicology exists as an academic discipline that studies primarily composed and notated music, and is taught in universities across the world.Musicology, as a discrete field of study, has its origins in an article by Guido Adler published in 1883 in Germany.
Directory of Musicology Dissertations - Listing and abstracts for every successfully defended Columbia University musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology, and music history dissertation from 1986 to the present.
The Keys of Atlantis - Chapter 1 of this book by Peter Wakefield Sault, that is concerned with the mathematical derivations of the western system of music, the Babylonian unit of rotation and the minute of time.
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 Current Musicology
Current Musicology (CM) is a leading forum for scholarly music research, seeking to reflect the forefront of thought in historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and music theory, as well as music cognition, philosophy of music, and interdisciplinary studies.
CM was founded in 1965 by graduate students at Columbia University as a semiannual review that would primarily serve the needs of musicologists who are about to undertake, are presently engaged in, or have recently completed their graduate studies.
The term 'musicology' in the journal's title is to be understood in the broadest sense possible.
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 Musicology - Wikiquote
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But it is hard to see what can be the purpose of musicology if not to advise people on what to hear and how to hear it.
Separating out the good, the bad and the indifferent, and helping listeners enjoy the best, is surely the least we can offer society in return for our keep."
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