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Silver Gavel Award

The Silver Gavel Award is an annual award the American Bar Association gives to honor outstanding work by those who help improve comprehension of jurisprudence in the United States.

                                               

Sociology of law

The sociology of law is often described as a sub-discipline of sociology or an interdisciplinary approach within legal studies. Some see sociology of law as belonging "necessarily" to the field of sociology, but others tend to consider it a field ...

                                               

South African jurisprudence

South African jurisprudence refers to the study and theory of South African law. Jurisprudence has been defined as "the study of general theoretical questions about the nature of laws and legal systems."

                                               

Tadhkirat al-Fuqahā

Tadhkirat al-Fuqahā is a book on Shiite jurisprudence written by Allameh Al-Hilli. The book is counted as one of the greatest reasonable books on Shiite jurisprudence.

                                               

Liberal arts education

Liberal arts education is the traditional program of education in Western higher education. Liberal arts today consists of four areas: the natural sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Its central academic disciplines include physics, ...

                                               

American Academy for Liberal Education

The American Academy for Liberal Education is a United States-based educational accreditation organization with a focus on fostering liberal arts education, both in higher education and in earlier schooling. AALE does not currently have U.S. Depa ...

                                               

Association for Core Texts and Courses

The Association for Core Texts and Courses is a global association of colleges and universities supporting the use of classic texts and core curricula in undergraduate education. It is headquartered at Saint Marys College of California. It is bro ...

                                               

Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts is a bachelors degree awarded for an undergraduate program in the arts and sciences. Bachelor of Arts programs generally take three or four years depending on the country and institution. They are contrasted with Bachelor of Sc ...

                                               

Great books

Great books are books that constitute an essential foundation in the literature of Western culture. Specified sets of great books typically range from 100 to 150, though they differ according to purpose and context. For instance, some lists are b ...

                                               

Harrison Middleton University

Harrison Middleton University is a not-for-profit private distance-learning university offering Master of Arts, Doctor of Arts, and Doctor of Education programs in the humanities. Like a handful of traditional, bricks and mortar liberal arts coll ...

                                               

Lady Literate in Arts

A Lady Literate in Arts qualification was offered by the University of St Andrews in Scotland for more than a decade before women were allowed to graduate in the same way as men, and it became popular as a kind of external degree for women who ha ...

                                               

Liberal education

A liberal education is a system or course of education suitable for the cultivation of a free human being. It is based on the medieval concept of the liberal arts or, more commonly now, the liberalism of the Age of Enlightenment. It has been desc ...

                                               

McDaniel College Budapest

McDaniel College Budapest is the European Campus of McDaniel College, an accredited, private selective College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, located in Westminster, Maryland, United States. It offers a standard American four-year undergraduat ...

                                               

National Michael Chekhov Association

The National Michael Chekhov Association is an accredited actor training and teacher certification program in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

                                               

Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education

The Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education is an annual prize given by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni to an individual who has" made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of liberal ar ...

                                               

Project Pericles

Project Pericles Inc. is a non-profit organization composed of liberal arts colleges and universities geared towards the ideas that social responsibility and participatory citizenship are essential parts of an undergraduate curriculum, in the cla ...

                                               

Quadrivium

In liberal arts education, the quadrivium consists of the four subjects or arts, taught after teaching the trivium. The word is Latin, meaning four ways, and its use for the four subjects has been attributed to Boethius or Cassiodorus in the 6th ...

                                               

Trivium

The trivium is the lower division of the seven liberal arts and comprises grammar, logic, and rhetoric. The trivium is implicit in De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii "On the Marriage of Philology and Mercury" by Martianus Capella, but the term wa ...

                                               

Musicology

Musicology for music and λογος for domain of study) is the scholarly analysis and research-based study of music. Musicology departments traditionally belong to the humanities, although music research is often more scientific in focus. A scholar w ...

                                               

American Musicological Society

The American Musicological Society is a musicological organization founded in 1934 to advance scholarly research in the various fields of music as a branch of learning and scholarship. It grew out of a small contingent of the Music Teachers Natio ...

                                               

Anhemitonic scale

Musicology commonly classifies scales as either hemitonic or anhemitonic. Hemitonic scales contain one or more semitones, while anhemitonic scales do not contain semitones. For example, in traditional Japanese music, the anhemitonic yo scale is c ...

                                               

Art music

Art music is music considered to be of high aesthetic value. It typically implies advanced structural and theoretical considerations or a written musical tradition. In this context, the terms "serious" or "cultivated" are frequently used to prese ...

                                               

The Berkeley Treatise

The Berkeley Treatise is an anonymous 14th Century compilation of musicological writings. The treatise is in five sections: concerning fundamentals and mode, discant, mensuration, musica speculativa and tuning. The third section on mensuration is ...

                                               

Bibliography of Music Literature

The Bibliography of Music Literature, also known as BMS or BMS online, is an international bibliography of literature on music. It considers all kind of music and includes both current and older literature. Since 1968, the BMS editorial staff has ...

                                               

Bisector (music)

In diatonic set theory, a bisector divides the octave approximately in half and may be used in place of a generator to derive collections for which structure implies multiplicity is not true such as the ascending melodic minor, harmonic minor, an ...

                                               

Campanology

Campanology is the study of bells. It encompasses the technology of bells – how they are cast, tuned, rung, and sounded – as well as the history, methods, and traditions of bell-ringing as an art. It is common to collect together a set of tuned b ...

                                               

Catchiness

Catchiness is how easy it is for one to remember a song, tune or phrase. It is often taken into account when writing songs, catchphrases, advertising slogans, jingles etc. Alternatively, it can be defined as how difficult it is for one to forget ...

                                               

Chinese musicology

Chinese musicology is the academic study of traditional Chinese music. This discipline has a very long history. The concept of music, called 樂, stands among the oldest categories of Chinese thought, however, in the known sources it does not rece ...

                                               

CHOMBEC

CHOMBEC stands for the Centre for the History of Music in Britain, the Empire and the Commonwealth. It was a part of the music department at the University of Bristol until the summer of 2017. It was founded in 2006 by Professor Stephen Banfield. ...

                                               

Chroma feature

In music, the term chroma feature or chromagram closely relates to the twelve different pitch classes. Chroma-based features, which are also referred to as "pitch class profiles", are a powerful tool for analyzing music whose pitches can be meani ...

                                               

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. Cognitive musicology can be differentiated from other branches of music psych ...

                                               

Computational musicology

Computational musicology is an interdisciplinary research area between musicology and computer science. Computational musicology includes any disciplines that use computers in order to study music. It includes sub-disciplines such as mathematical ...

                                               

Contemporary harpsichord

The harpsichord was largely obsolete, and seldom played, during a period lasting from the late 18th century to the early 20th. The instrument was successfully revived during the 20th century, first in an ahistorical form strongly influenced by th ...

                                               

Department of Musicology (Palacky University, Faculty of Philosophy)

The Department of Musicology is an institute of Palacky University Faculty of Philosophy, which conducts research and provides education in the fields of musicology and fine art. While the Faculty of Philosophy dates back to 1576 and has provided ...

                                               

Derek Allen Prize

The Derek Allen Prize is awarded by the British Academy. It was founded in 1976 to honour Derek Allen, FBA, who was secretary and treasurer of the British Academy. It was established by his widow and sons to recognise outstanding scholarly achiev ...

                                               

Diatonic set theory

Diatonic set theory is a subdivision or application of musical set theory which applies the techniques and insights of discrete mathematics to properties of the diatonic collection such as maximal evenness, Myhills property, well formedness, the ...

                                               

Dickinson classification

The Dickinson classification is a library classification scheme used to catalogue and classify musical compositions. It was developed by George Sherman Dickinson, and is used by many music libraries, primarily those at University at Buffalo, Vass ...

                                               

Doctor of Musical Arts

The Doctor of Musical Arts is a doctoral academic degree in music. The DMA combines advanced studies in an applied area of specialization with graduate-level academic study in subjects such as music history, music theory, or music pedagogy. The D ...

                                               

Documentation Centre for Music

The Documentation Centre for Music forms part of the Special Collections Division of the Music Library within the Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service and is located in the Music Department. Collections acquired through acquisi ...

                                               

Ecomusicology

Ecomusicology is an academic discipline concerned with the study of music, culture, and nature, and considers musical and sonic issues, both textual and performative, related to ecology and the natural environment. It is in essence a mixture of e ...

                                               

Embodied music cognition

Embodied music cognition is a direction within systematic musicology interested in studying the role of the human body in relation to all musical activities. It considers the human body as the natural mediator between mind and physical environmen ...

                                               

Evolutionary musicology

Evolutionary musicology is a subfield of biomusicology that grounds the cognitive mechanisms of music appreciation and music creation in evolutionary theory. It covers vocal communication in other animals, theories of the evolution of human music ...

                                               

Fanfare (magazine)

Fanfare is an American bimonthly magazine devoted to reviewing recorded music in all playback formats. It mainly covers classical music, but since inception, has also featured a jazz column in every issue.

                                               

Forschungsinstitut fur Musiktheater

The Forschungsinstitut fur Musiktheater is a research institute for the study of opera and musical theatre. It is located in the Thurnau Castle, Thurnau, near Bayreuth, Bavaria. FIMT is associated with the University of Bayreuth. The head of FIMT ...

                                               

Gebrauchsmusik

Gebrauchsmusik is a German term, meaning "utility music", for music that exists not only for its own sake, but which was composed for some specific, identifiable purpose. This purpose can be a particular historical event, like a political rally o ...

                                               

Gesellschaft der Freunde alter Musikinstrumente

The Gesellschaft der Freunde alter Musikinstrumente was founded in 1951 in Zurich, Switzerland, by a number of music lovers and collectors of historical musical instruments. It is still the only society in the German speaking part of Europe that ...

                                               

Le Guide musical

Le Guide musical was a weekly French-language Belgian and French classical music periodical founded 1 March 1855 in Brussels by Peter Bernhard Schott, of the Brussels music publishing house Schott freres.

                                               

Harshness

Harshness, in music information retrieval, is a Non-Contextual Low-Level Audio Descriptors that represents one dimension of the multi-dimensional psychoacoustic feature called as musical timbre. Classical timbre’ NLDs are roughness, spectral cent ...

                                               

Head music

The idea of head music versus body music is an aesthetic idea in musicology. The distinction has been illustrated by comparing rock n roll with progressive rock, where the intention turned to innovation and experimentation, and "to offer head mus ...

                                               

Hip-hop in academia

Hip hop studies is a multidisciplinary field of study that encompasses sociology, anthropology, communication and rhetoric studies, religious studies, cultural studies, critical race theory, missiological studies, art history, dance, musicology, ...

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