Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Music Online. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Music Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).


  • Robert Pascall


A term denoting manner of discourse, mode of expression; more particularly the manner in which a work of art is executed. In the discussion of music, which is orientated towards relationships rather than meanings, the term raises special difficulties; it may be used to denote music characteristic of an individual composer, of a period, of a geographical area or centre, or of a society or social function....

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.

Jahrbuch der Musikbibliothek Peters
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart
W. Apel: Harvard Dictionary of Music
Acta musicologica
Musical Quarterly
Beiträge zur Musikwissenschaft
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft
Music Review
Journal of Music Theory
Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart