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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 321–371.
Published: 01 October 2013
... . 2009 . “ Action and Agency .” In Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel between Literature and Music , 119 – 56 . New York : Oxford University Press . Klein Michael . 2004 . “ Chopin’s Fourth Ballade as Musical Narrative .” Music Theory Spectrum 26 : 23 – 56 . Kramer...
Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 143–177.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Robert Peck In Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations (1987), David Lewin describes the structure of commuting groups for transformation groups that have simply transitive actions. We extend Lewin's notion to transformation groups that have any type of action, including merely transitive...
Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 205–248.
Published: 01 October 2018
... that we today understand as grouping, chunking, and subjective rhythmicization. In the absence of anything resembling a modern theory of cognition, Holden’s account of how we can perceive music chiefly relies on the actions of posited mental faculties, including attention, memory, imagination...
Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2020
... actually happens in terms of what they expected to happen. Although expectation is frequently invoked when considering very local phenomena (e.g., step-by-step progressions) or very global ones (e.g., the action spaces of a sonata), it has not played a systematic role in the analysis of basic theme types...
Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 123–136.
Published: 01 April 2020
... Cox calls mimetic motor action (MMA), which includes any action per- formed in imitation of another person, animal, or inanimate entity or event (38). The other is covert imitation, or mimetic motor imagery (MMI), which includes brain activity related to imitative actions (38). 124 J O U R N A L o...
Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... , Grèzes J. , Passingham R. E. , and Haggard P . 2004 . “ Action Observation and Acquired Motor Skills: An fMRI Study with Expert Dancers .” Cerebral Cortex 15 , no. 8 : 1243 – 49 . Calvo-Merino Beatriz , Grèzes Julie , Glaser Daniel E. , Passingham Richard E...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 1999
... of human action, sometimes, as Cusick dem- onstrates with her example from Bach, in very subtle ways. How this im- pinges upon us as listeners, however, is what I shall begin to examine in the body of what follows. As for the chronic state of non-recognition I mentioned at the outset...
Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (1): 99–141.
Published: 01 April 2004
... in the right way the result is a “sim- ply transitive group action on a set,” a mathematical construct brought 99 into GIS theory to represent a transformational perspective. Parts two and three introduce three types of mappings including...
Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 185–237.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of music, meaning can be understood broadly on the pragmatic level in terms of its significance, without the need to posit representations. In ecological terms, music is intrinsically meaningful by virtue of what it affords its participants—what opportunities for action it presents—rather than in terms...
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Journal of Music Theory (2002) 46 (1-2): 57–126.
Published: 01 October 2002
... order, as discussed above). 1.5. The number of transformations in the group is vast: in fact, it is 24 factorial, a number of 24 digits, for a transformation may be any per- mutation of the 24-element set Γ. Most of these transformations are musi- cally rather nonsensical, since the action...
Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of self at the same time as we actively experience and understand the world around us. In contrast with the objective clock time model, in which time is a medium inside of which action and perception occur, Merleau-Ponty defines lived time as a subjective flow that emerges from action and perception. From...
Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., inviting us to step away from the music and observe it as a completed action, a nar- rative. Second, the ironic recitative uncovers the conventional, highlighting the nocturnal expression as a musical code that always faces the possibility of emptiness...
Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 October 2020
... to simulate the actions, emotions, and reac- tions of a human agent (1). Actual human agents, such as composers and performers, are often implicated in virtual agency. The virtual and the actual blend in biographical interpretations, where Beethoven or Schubert is taken as protagonist of his own music...
Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2003
... that are apparently critical to literary narrative but that are lacking or deficient in music, particularly its lack of seman- tic specificity and the uncertain application of literary concepts like char- acter, plot, narrator, and action. This model leads to a preoccupation with programmatic music and requires...
Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 April 2005
...-net class, including itself. Under [f], we can map the given K-net onto only twelve members of the class, including itself. Perhaps the most respectable course of action at this point might be to modularize [f], so that our context would have the property of simple transitivity in the sense...
Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 323–379.
Published: 01 October 2000
... such phe- nomena as cause and effect, motion, force, energy, and balance through the ways in which they play a part in our own goal-directed actions. This learning is captured in the form of patterns that Johnson calls image schemas. According to Johnson, we use image schemas to make sense of our...
Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 April 2015
... in small bundles of action that are separated by rests. For � Hohl��instance,� sind ih� - re� in Example �� Au - gen� �� ih1 �each - re� of Bli � -the cke � brackets sp - hen� corresponds bang � nach � des Ko �not - just zy -to tus� a schema�� Brü - cke...
Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (2): 295–324.
Published: 01 October 2004
... of this separationSince the musical ideas thus presented are usually incomplete and often apparently fragmentary, stratification sets up a ten- sion between successive time segments. When the action in one area is suspended, the listener looks forward to its eventual resumption and com- pletion; meanwhile...
Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 347–358.
Published: 01 October 2018
... , January 31 . Macarthur Sally . 2002 . Feminist Aesthetics in Music . Westport, CT : Greenwood . Monahan Seth . 2013 . “ Action and Agency Revisited .” Journal of Music Theory 57 / 2 : 321 – 71 . Roig-Francoli Miguel . 2008 . Understanding Post-tonal Music . New...
Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 128–139.
Published: 01 April 2006
... it difficult to open the Oxford History and find some refreshment in it. So, I write this review not as a duty, but as pleasure—an after-action report of my five-hundred-dollar adventure. My motivation for reading the Oxford History was to put the finish coat...