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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jonathan De Souza Hatten Robert S. . A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music . Indiana University Press , 2018 : x + 326 pp. ( $85.00 cloth, $32.00 paper, $31.99 ebook) Copyright © 2020 by Yale University 2020 Works Cited Allanbrook Wye Jamison...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (1): 87–120.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Ben Duane This article examines the phenomenon in which musical lines establish what Edward T. Cone calls virtual agents , making the argument that listeners are more likely to ascribe such agency to lines that have high information content (in the formal, information-theoretic sense). I use a...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 321–371.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Seth Monahan For centuries, metaphors of agency have pervaded music-analytical writing. Today, as in generations past, critics routinely vivify their analytical narrations by ascribing sentience, emotion, and volition to musical works, their internal elements (pitch classes, contrapuntal voices...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 347–358.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . 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 York : McGraw-Hill . Samuel Rhian...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 165–204.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . 1962 . “ Webern’s Search for Harmonic Identity .” Journal of Music Theory 6 / 1 : 109 – 22 . Roeder John . 2009 . “ Constructing Transformational Signification: Gesture and Agency in Bartók’s Scherzo, op. 14, no. 2, measures 1–32 .” Music Theory Online 15 / 1 . www.mtosmt.org/issues...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 363–369.
Published: 01 October 2003
...- 366 ipates fully in the process of signification: only through the agency of the listener can the sonic signifier be turned into a meaningful cognitive rep- resentation. More than that, it is thanks to the intervention of the imagi- nation—forging the link between the inaudible seventh and the...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 123–136.
Published: 01 April 2020
... reaching consensus about the nature of human mimetic capabilities. The reason that this matters at all is that it offers a way out of some parts of Cox s argument that are less parsimonious. For example, in considering the idea of musical agency from the perspective of mimetic participation, Cox claims...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 291–301.
Published: 01 October 2006
... hearing, all factors that cannot be instrumentally investigated in the laboratory fall away. (70)3 More nefarious still than Helmholtz’s supposed denial of agency to the listener, though, is what Rieger describes as an “aspiration to hegemony” for...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 283–310.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., especially in his discussion of emerging modal patterns in liturgical chant repertories.13 But a substantial difference between Kiesewetter and Winterfeld appears in the latter’s ten- dency to ascribe some agency behind affinity to the tones themselves. Thus, rather than musing on past...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 61–74.
Published: 01 April 2010
...., of act, talent, skill)” (Cavell 1969, 198). The proliferation of theories seeking to justify recent music could not forestall questions of agency, responsibility, or sincerity from arising, given that music was, in the end, a product of human effort. At best...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 263–279.
Published: 01 October 2016
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 October 2013
... reception history, particularly for older sources of music theory. (But is it necessarily any easier in our digital age, where identities of the text and agency of authorship have both been subjected to extraordinary perturba- tions?) It requires disciplined...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Symphony.” In Music and Text: Critical Inquiries . Ed. Steven Paul Sher. New York: Cambridge University Press. ____. 1994 . “The Polonaise-Fantasy and Issues of Musical Narrative.” In Chopin Studies 2 . Ed. John Rink. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ____. 1998 . “Agencies/Actors in...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
... University School of Music . Revol Patrick . 2001 . '' Arvo Pärt et la polarisation modale. '' Analyse musicale 41 : 103 – 8 . Roeder John . 2009 . '' Constructing Transformational Signification: Gesture and Agency in Bartók's Scherzo, op. 14, no. 2, measures 1–32. '' Music Theory...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 100–126.
Published: 01 April 2000
... sum- moned again. [11] I see in this second appearance of the tonic the fifth-concept, 101 which opposes the unity-concept of the first appearance and which, through the agency of the upper dominant, finds third-unification again in tonic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 109–140.
Published: 01 April 2005
... overall motion of the passage articulating a progression from A≤ minor to F minor (III¯–I) through the agencies of A≤ minor’s dominant and F minor’s submediant. Accommodating similarities between the two passages requires removing the P arrow and trading some of the parsimo- nious...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (2): 187–210.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Department at the University of Rochester and the Eastman School of Music. He is currently working on a book on agency in nineteenth- and twentieth-century music. Bailey, Robert. 1978 . “Das Lied von der Erde: Tonal Language and Formal Design.” Paper presented at the forty-fourth annual meeting of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 261–322.
Published: 01 October 2000
... domi- nant-seventh chord was the transitional necessity in tonality: “The natural dissonant harmony of the fourth degree, the dominant, and the leading tone is the agency of transition.”40 In “Du développement futur de la musique,” however, Fétis was not explicit about the agency of transition in...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (1): 53–86.
Published: 01 April 2012
... , 22 – 41 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Michotte Albert . 1963 . The Perception of Causality . New York : Basic Books . Newcomb Anthony . 1997 . “ Action and Agency in Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, Second Movement .” In Music and Meaning , ed. Robinson Jenefer...