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Index Musicology

Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music. [1]

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Academic tenure

A tenured appointment is an indefinite academic appointment that can be terminated only for cause or under extraordinary circumstances, such as financial exigency or program discontinuation.

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Acoustics is the branch of physics that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound.

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Acta Musicologica

Acta Musicologica is the official peer-reviewed journal of the International Musicological Society, which has its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

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Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Aesthetics of music

In the pre-modern tradition, the aesthetics of music or musical aesthetics explored the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic organization.

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American Musicological Society

The American Musicological Society is a membership-based musicological organization founded in 1934 to advance scholarly research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship.

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Anahit Tsitsikian

Anahit Tsitsikian (Անահիտ Ցիցիկյան; born Leningrad, August 26, 1926; death Yerevan, May 2, 1999) was the first renowned Armenian female violinist.

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Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.

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Appropriation (music)

In music, appropriation is the use of borrowed elements (aspects or techniques) in the creation of a new piece.

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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Art history

Art history is the study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts; that is genre, design, format, and style.

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Art song

An art song is a vocal music composition, usually written for one voice with piano accompaniment, and usually in the classical art music tradition.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

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Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Music is an academic degree awarded by a college, university, or conservatory upon completion of a program of study in music.

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Benjamin Boretz

Benjamin Boretz (born 3 October 1934) is an American composer and music theorist.

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A biography, or simply bio, is a detailed description of a person's life.

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Black Music Research Journal

The Black Music Research Journal is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal published by the University of Illinois Press on behalf of the Center for Black Music Research at the University of Illinois.

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Carol J. Oja

Carol J. Oja (born 1953 in Hibbing, Minnesota) is a musicologist and scholar of American Studies.

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Carolyn Abbate

Carolyn Abbate (born November 20, 1956) is an American musicologist, described by the Harvard Gazette as "one of the world’s most accomplished and admired music historians".

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The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Charles Rosen

Charles Welles Rosen (May 5, 1927December 9, 2012) was an American pianist and writer on music.

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Choreomusicology is a portmanteau word joining the words choreology and musicology.

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Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses".

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Cognitive musicology

Cognitive musicology is a branch of cognitive science concerned with computationally modeling musical knowledge with the goal of understanding both music and cognition.

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Cognitive neuroscience

The term cognitive neuroscience was coined by George Armitage Miller and Michael Gazzaniga in year 1976.

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Cognitive neuroscience of music

The cognitive neuroscience of music is the scientific study of brain-based mechanisms involved in the cognitive processes underlying music.

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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Communication (from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share") is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules.

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Computational musicology

Computational musicology is defined as the study of music with computational modelling and simulation.

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In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent (polyphony) yet independent in rhythm and contour.

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Cultural anthropology

Cultural anthropology is a branch of anthropology focused on the study of cultural variation among humans.

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Cultural studies

Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that concentrates upon the political dynamics of contemporary culture, its historical foundations, defining traits, conflicts, and contingencies.

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Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

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Dean (education)

In academic administrations such as colleges or universities, a dean is the person with significant authority over a specific academic unit, or over a specific area of concern, or both.

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Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education (EdD or DEd; Latin Educationis Doctor or Doctor Educationis) is a doctoral degree that has a research focus in the field of education.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.

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The term dogma is used in pejorative and non-pejorative senses.

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Early Music History

Early Music History is a peer-reviewed academic journal published annually by Cambridge University Press, which specialises in the study of music from the early Middle Ages to the end of the 17th century.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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Educational research

Educational research refers to the systematic collection and analysis of data related to the field of education.

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Elaine Sisman

Elaine Rochelle Sisman (born January 20, 1952) is the Anne Parsons Bender Professor of Music at Columbia University.

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Elizabeth Eva Leach

Elizabeth Eva Leach FBA is a British medievalist, musicologist and academic, professor of music at the University of Oxford.

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Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.

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Ethnology (from the Greek ἔθνος, ethnos meaning "nation") is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them (cf. cultural, social, or sociocultural anthropology).

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Ethnomusicology is the study of music from the cultural and social aspects of the people who make it.

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Eva Badura-Skoda

Eva Badura-Skoda (née Halfar) is a German/Austrian musicologist.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.

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Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.

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Gender studies

Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis.

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Graduate school

A graduate school (sometimes shortened as grad school) is a school that awards advanced academic degrees (i.e. master's and doctoral degrees) with the general requirement that students must have earned a previous undergraduate (bachelor's) degree with a high grade point average.

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In music, harmony considers the process by which the composition of individual sounds, or superpositions of sounds, is analysed by hearing.

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Harvard Gazette

The Harvard Gazette is the official news Website of Harvard University.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hedi Stadlen

Hedi Stadlen (6 January 1916 – 21 January 2004), better known in Sri Lanka as Hedi Keuneman, was an Austrian Jewish philosopher, political activist, and musicologist.

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Historical method

Historical method comprises the techniques and guidelines by which historians use primary sources and other evidence, including the evidence of archaeology, to research and then to write histories in the form of accounts of the past.

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Historically informed performance

Historically informed performance (also referred to as period performance, authentic performance, or HIP) is an approach to the performance of classical music, which aims to be faithful to the approach, manner and style of the musical era in which a work was originally conceived.

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History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.

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Iconography, as a branch of art history, studies the identification, description, and the interpretation of the content of images: the subjects depicted, the particular compositions and details used to do so, and other elements that are distinct from artistic style.

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Information science

Information science is a field primarily concerned with the analysis, collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval, movement, dissemination, and protection of information.

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International Musicological Society

The International Musicological Society (IMS) is a membership-based learned society for musicology at the international level, with headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

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Jeff Todd Titon

Jeff Todd Titon (born 1943) is a professor emeritus of music at Brown University.

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Journal of Music Theory

The Journal of Music Theory is a peer-reviewed academic journal specializing in music theory and analysis.

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Journal of the American Musicological Society

The Journal of the American Musicological Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal and an official journal of the American Musicological Society.

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Journal of the Society for American Music

The Journal of the Society for American Music is a peer-reviewed academic journal and the official journal of the Society for American Music.

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JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.

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Klezmer (Yiddish: כליזמר or קלעזמער (klezmer), pl.: כליזמרים (klezmorim) – instruments of music) is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe.

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Linguistics is the scientific study of language, and involves an analysis of language form, language meaning, and language in context.

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List of musicologists

A musicologist is someone who studies music (see musicology).

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List of musicology topics

This is a list of musicology topics.

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Literature, most generically, is any body of written works.

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Liudmila Kovnatskaya

Liudmila Grigorievna Kovnatskaya (born 5 February 1941) is a Russian musicologist.

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A manuscript (abbreviated MS for singular and MSS for plural) was, traditionally, any document written by hand -- or, once practical typewriters became available, typewritten -- as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some indirect or automated way.

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Margaret Bent

Margaret Bent, CBE, FBA (born Margaret Hilda Bassington; 23 December 1940) is an English musicologist.

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Master of Arts

A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.

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Master of Education

The Master of Education (M.Ed. or Ed.M.; Latin Magister Educationis or Educationis Magister) is a master's degree awarded by universities in many countries.

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Mathematics (from Greek μάθημα máthēma, "knowledge, study, learning") is the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space, and change.

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Maud Cuney Hare

Maud Cuney Hare (née Cuney, February 16, 1874–February 13 or 14, 1936) was an American pianist, musicologist, writer, and African-American activist in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States.

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A melody (from Greek μελῳδία, melōidía, "singing, chanting"), also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity.

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Misogyny is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls.

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Motivation is the reason for people's actions, desires, and needs.

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Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.

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Music and emotion

The study of music and emotion seeks to understand the psychological relationship between human affect and music.

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Music and mathematics

Music theory has no axiomatic foundation in modern mathematics, yet the basis of musical sound can be described mathematically (in acoustics) and exhibits "a remarkable array of number properties".

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Music appreciation

In North America, music appreciation courses often focus on Western art music, commonly called "Classical music".

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Music education

Music education is a field of study associated with the teaching and learning of music.

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Music Educators Journal

The Music Educators Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers in the field of education.

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Music history

Music history, sometimes called historical musicology, is the highly diverse subfield of the broader discipline of musicology that studies music from a historical viewpoint.

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Music of India

The music of India includes multiple varieties of classical music, folk music, filmi, Indian rock and Indian pop.

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Music school

A music school is an educational institution specialized in the study, training, and research of music.

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Music theory

Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music.

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Music Theory Spectrum

Music Theory Spectrum is a peer-reviewed, academic journal specializing in music theory and analysis.

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Music therapy

Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.

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Musical analysis

Musical analysis is the study of musical structure in either compositions or performances.

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Musical notation

Music notation or musical notation is any system used to visually represent aurally perceived music played with instruments or sung by the human voice through the use of written, printed, or otherwise-produced symbols.

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Musical temperament

In musical tuning, a temperament is a tuning system that slightly compromises the pure intervals of just intonation to meet other requirements.

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Musical tuning

In music, there are two common meanings for tuning.

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Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music.

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Neuroscience (or neurobiology) is the scientific study of the nervous system.

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New musicology

New musicology is a wide body of musicology since the 1980s with a focus upon the cultural study, aesthetics, criticism, and hermeneutics of music.

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Nicholas Cook

Nicholas Cook, FBA (born 5 June 1950) is a British musicologist and writer born in Athens, Greece.

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Organology (from Greek: ὄργανον – organon, "instrument" and λόγος – logos, "study") is the science of musical instruments and their classification.

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Palaeography (UK) or paleography (US; ultimately from παλαιός, palaiós, "old", and γράφειν, graphein, "to write") is the study of ancient and historical handwriting (that is to say, of the forms and processes of writing, not the textual content of documents).

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Peer review

Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).

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Perception (from the Latin perceptio) is the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information in order to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.

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Performance is completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities.

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Perspectives of New Music

Perspectives of New Music is a peer-reviewed academic journal specializing in music theory and analysis.

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Peter van der Merwe (musicologist)

Peter van der Merwe was born in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Philology is the study of language in oral and written historical sources; it is a combination of literary criticism, history, and linguistics.

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Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

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Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonised people and their lands.

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In music, precompositional decisions are those decisions which a composer decides upon before or while beginning to create a composition.

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Prehistoric music

Prehistoric music (previously primitive music) is a term in the history of music for all music produced in preliterate cultures (prehistory), beginning somewhere in very late geological history.

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Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.

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Psychoacoustics is the scientific study of sound perception and audiology.

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Psychoanalysis and music

The relationship between psychoanalysis and music is as old as the history of psychoanalysis itself.

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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Queer theory

Queer theory is a field of critical theory that emerged in the early 1990s out of the fields of queer studies and women's studies.

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Richard Middleton (musicologist)

Richard Middleton FBA is Emeritus Professor of Music at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Richard Parncutt

Richard Parncutt (born 24 October 1957 in Melbourne) is an Australian-born academic who specialises in the psychology of music.

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A ritual "is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects, performed in a sequestered place, and performed according to set sequence".

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rose Rosengard Subotnik

Rose Rosengard Subotnik (née Rosengard) is a leading American musicologist, generally credited with introducing the writing of Theodor Adorno to English-speaking musicologists in the late 1970s.

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Rosetta Reitz

Rosetta Reitz (September 28, 1924 – November 1, 2008) was an American feminist and jazz historian who searched for and established a record label producing 18 albums of the music of the early women of jazz and the blues.

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Scale (music)

In music theory, a scale is any set of musical notes ordered by fundamental frequency or pitch.

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Semiotics (also called semiotic studies) is the study of meaning-making, the study of sign process (semiosis) and meaningful communication.

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Sessional lecturer

Sessional lecturer or sessional instructor is an academic rank for a type of job in Canadian universities and colleges.

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Set theory (music)

Musical set theory provides concepts for categorizing musical objects and describing their relationships.

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Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.

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A society is a group of individuals involved in persistent social interaction, or a large social group sharing the same geographical or social territory, typically subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations.

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Society for American Music

The Society for American Music (SAM) was founded in 1975 and was first named the Sonneck Society in honor of Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, early Chief of the Music Division in the Library of Congress and pioneer scholar of American music.

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Society for Asian Music

The Society for Asian Music is an academic society founded in 1959.

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Society for Ethnomusicology

The Society for Ethnomusicology is, with the International Council for Traditional Music and the, one of three major international associations for ethnomusicology.

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Society for Music Theory

The Society for Music Theory (SMT) is an American organisation devoted to the promotion of music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline.

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Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.

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Sociomusicology (from Latin: socius, "companion"; from Old French musique; and the suffix -ology, "the study of", from Old Greek λόγος, lógos: "discourse"), also called music sociology or the sociology of music, refers to both an academic subfield of sociology that is concerned with music (often in combination with other arts), as well as a subfield of musicology that focuses on social aspects of musical behavior and the role of music in society.

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Sonata form

Sonata form (also sonata-allegro form or first movement form) is a musical structure consisting of three main sections: an exposition, a development, and a recapitulation.

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Straw man

A straw man is a common form of argument and is an informal fallacy based on giving the impression of refuting an opponent's argument, while actually refuting an argument that was not presented by that opponent.

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Susan McClary

Susan Kaye McClary (born 2 October 1946) is a musicologist associated with the "New Musicology".

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Suzanne Cusick

Suzanne G. Cusick is a music historian and musicologist living in and working in New York City, where she is a Professor of Music at the Faculty of Arts and Science at the New York University.

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A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.

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Systematic musicology

Systematic musicology is an umbrella term, used mainly in Central Europe, for several subdisciplines and paradigms of musicology.

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Teacher education

Teacher education or teacher training refers to the policies, procedures, and provision designed to equip (prospective) teachers with the knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and skills they require to perform their tasks effectively in the classroom, school, and wider community.

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Terminal degree

A terminal degree is a university degree that can signify one of two outcomes.

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Textual criticism

Textual criticism is a branch of textual scholarship, philology, and literary criticism that is concerned with the identification of textual variants in either manuscripts or printed books.

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The Journal of Musicology

The Journal of Musicology is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of musicology published by University of California Press.

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The Musical Quarterly

The Musical Quarterly is the oldest academic journal on music in America.

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The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.

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Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.

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Theodor W. Adorno

Theodor W. Adorno (born Theodor Ludwig Wiesengrund; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher, sociologist, and composer known for his critical theory of society.

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Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine.

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Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.

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Tonality is the arrangement of pitches and/or chords of a musical work in a hierarchy of perceived relations, stabilities, attractions and directionality.

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A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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Ursula Günther

Ursula Günther (15 June 1927 – 20 or 21 November 2006) was a German musicologist specializing in the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries and the music of Giuseppe Verdi.

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Vibrato (Italian, from past participle of "vibrare", to vibrate) is a musical effect consisting of a regular, pulsating change of pitch.

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Virtual Library of Musicology

The Virtual Library of Musicology or VifaMusik (Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Musikwissenschaft) is funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) to provide sources and materials for music and musicology.

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Western canon

The Western canon is the body of Western literature, European classical music, philosophy, and works of art that represents the high culture of Europe and North America: "a certain Western intellectual tradition that goes from, say, Socrates to Wittgenstein in philosophy, and from Homer to James Joyce in literature".

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Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

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Women in music education

Women in music education describes the role of women musicians, conductors, teachers and educational administrators in music education at the elementary school and secondary education levels.

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In linguistics, a word is the smallest element that can be uttered in isolation with objective or practical meaning.

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World music

World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.

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Yearbook for Traditional Music

The Yearbook for Traditional Music is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on folk music and dance.

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19th-Century Music

19th-Century Music is a U.S. triannual music journal published by University of California Press, in Berkeley, California, and established in 1977.

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