Synonyms for organology or Related words with organology
Examples of "organology"
categorizes musical instruments by their classical element, i.e.
, also known as physical
, is a classification scheme based on the elements (i.e. states of matter) in which sound production takes place. "Elementary" refers both to "element" (state of matter) and to something that is fundamental or innate (physical). The elementary
map can be traced to Kartomi, Schaeffner, Yamaguchi, and others, as well as to the Greek and Roman concepts of elementary classification of all objects, not just musical instruments.
In the traditional Thai system of
, they are classified into four categories, by the action used in playing:
(from Greek: – "organon", "instrument" and λόγος – "logos", "study") is the science of musical instruments and their classification. It embraces study of instruments' history, instruments used in different cultures, technical aspects of how instruments produce sound, and musical instrument classification. There is a degree of overlap between
, ethnomusicology (being subsets of musicology) and the branch of the acoustics devoted to musical instruments.
Subjects of education are organ, improvising, piano, singing, conducting, ear training, composition, score reading and figured bass, liturgics, hymnology, music history,
Significant contributions to the study of Ukrainian
and performance have been done by both Russian and Polish ethno-musicologists such as Alexander Famintsyn and Stanislaw Mzrekowski.
David Dodge Boyden (Westport, Connecticut, December 10, 1910Berkeley, California – September 18, 1986) was an American musicologist and violinist specializing in
and performance practice.
He has researched in the field of traditional music (musical
) and collaborated with Dr. Ernesto Veiga de Oliveira on the second and third editions of the book “Portuguese Traditional Musical Instruments”, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, 1982 and 2000.
Tuning pitched percussion follows the same patterns as tuning any other instrument, but tuning unpitched percussion does not produce a specific pitch. For this reason and others, the traditional terms "tuned percussion" and "untuned percussion" are avoided in recent
The çeng belongs to the family of instruments known in
as "open harps," which are further divided into the "bow harps" and the "square harps." The çeng is in the latter groups.
Curt Sachs (; June 29, 1881 – February 5, 1959) was a German-born but American-domiciled musicologist. He was one of the founders of modern
(the study of musical instruments).
of the Americas as Painted by John White and Other Artists.” In Flower World: Archaeology of the Americas. Mundo Florido Arqueomusicología de las Américas, I. Eds., Matthias Stöckli and Arnd Adje Both. Ēkhō Verlag, Berlin (2013), 155-168.
Music education for young children is an educational program introducing children in a playful manner to singing, speech, music, motion and
. It is a subarea of music education.
Among Agricola's other theoretical works is "Musica instrumentalis deudsch" (1528 and 1545), a study of musical instruments, and one of the most important works in early
; and one of the earliest books on the Rudiments of music.
, lyres are defined as "yoke lutes", being lutes in which the strings are attached to a yoke which lies in the same plane as the sound-table and consists of two arms and a cross-bar.
Glareana is a biannual academic journal covering topics related to musical instruments, ranging from historical and critical musicology to theory and
, ethnomusicology, and music iconographical studies. The journal is published by the Gesellschaft der Freunde alter Musikinstrumente.
Based on his early observations about the skull sizes and facial features of his classmates, Gall developed the theory of
and the method of Cranioscopy that would later be known as Phrenology. Gall's version of
states that the mind is a collection of independent entities housed within the brain. Cranioscopy is a method to determine the personality and development of mental and moral faculties on the basis of the external shape of the skull. During his lifetime, Gall collected and observed over 120 skulls in order to test his hypotheses.
Traditionally, unpitched percussion instruments are referred to as untuned percussion, and this remains a common concept and term, and a common name for the auxiliary percussion subsection of the percussion section of the orchestra. However, the terms "tuned percussion" and "untuned percussion" are avoided in recent
, for two main reasons:
The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize, named for the scholar who helped lay the foundations of modern
with his monumental catalog "Ancient European Musical Instruments", is awarded for best book-length publication in English. The prize, which includes a sum of $500, was first given in 1989 and was awarded every second year thereafter to 2009, when it became an annual award.
For much of the 18th and 19th centuries, little work was done on
. Explorers returned to Europe with instruments from different cultures, however, so that by the end of the 19th century, some musical instrument collections were quite large. This led to a renewed interest in the subject.
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