Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Clive Brown

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198161653

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 26 January 2020

Accentuation in Theory

Accentuation in Theory

Chapter:
(p.7) 1 Accentuation in Theory
Source:
Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900
Author(s):

Clive Brown

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0002

Misconceptions about late 18th- and 19th-century conceptions of accentuation, a basic element of style, are abound. This chapter examines categories of accentuation. It deals with theoretical accounts of metrical accent, structural and expressive (oratorical and pathetic) accent in the writings of theorists from the mid-18th century to the early 20th century. It considers how attitudes changed during the period and how changes in musical style and notational practices affected theoretical perceptions.

Keywords:   accent, metre, metrical, structural, expressive oratorical, pathetic

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .