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Google previewThe Berklee Contemporary Dictionary of Music (2015)

by Kari Juusela

abstract music. See absolute music.

Google previewThe Harvard Dictionary of Music (2003)

by Don Michael Randel

The term, little-used today, long served as a polemical weapon in a debate, now largely resolved, about the validity of * program music; in this debate, the category of absolute music (sometimes also called "abstract music") was often defined as the antithesis of program music. The term absolute music ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Music (2004)

by Christine Ammer

abstract music the help of first hearing some other tone. Absolute pitch, which is also known as perfect pitch, actually consists of the ability to remember sounds. Some persons are born with absolute pitch, but far more often it is learned in the course of musical training. A person with absolute pitch can tell immediately if an instrument is tuned correctly—a great help, for example, to a conductor of an orchestra. On the other hand, a performer with absolute pitch may have difficulty in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Avant-Gardes (2013)

by Richard Kostelanetz

ABSTRACT MUSIC (19505). Abstraction in music implies a separation of sonic struc tures from representational images, whether pictorial or psychological. Abstract music is the antonym of all musical styles that are concrete or naturalistic; abstract works are usually short, athematic, and rhythmically asymmetric.

Google previewThe Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1999)

by Don Michael Randel

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