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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2014) 58 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Mark Anson-Cartwright Among the many qualities that set Bach apart from his contemporaries is his manner of transforming his thematic material—most notably his fugue subjects. Bach himself believed that all good fugue writers should know how and when to change (or mutate) their subjects. The...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2005) 49 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Robert P. Morgan David W. Beach Aspects of Unity in J. S. Bach's Partitas and Suites: An Analytical Study University of Rochester Press, 2005: xiii + 92 pp. ($75.00 cloth) © 2008 by Yale University 2008 Reviews David W. Beach Aspects of Unity in J. S. Bach’s Partitas and Suites: An...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marianne Kielian-Gilbert Intensely chromatic and tonally open, Bach's chorale prelude “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist,” BWV 614, suggests different contexts of reception “as-music-analysis.” I imagine a reception of the prelude as liturgical-musical contemplation and religious experience. I construe...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2006
...David Temperley My discussion of Bach's chorale prelude “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist” centers on its key structure: the hierarchical arrangement of keys in the piece and the relationships between them. In the course of this discussion, I make a number of observations about the nature of key...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 April 2006
...William Renwick This essay discusses tonal ambiguity in the chorale melody “Das alte Jahr” and suggests a poetic interpretation of Bach's chorale. Expressive elements such as the passus duriusculus , the sospiro , and pervasive chromaticism are woven into a radical tonal plan that reflects a...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2009) 53 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 October 2009
... technique has remained on the analytical sidelines can be argued, but what is not debatable is that an understanding of this ubiquitous contrapuntal maneuver is a necessary component of an overall comprehension of tonal music. Featuring examples ranging from J. S. Bach to Puccini, this essay examines...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2010) 54 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Friedman borrowing Bach in Gavotte (1948); Cavell borrowing Emerson versus Berio borrowing Mahler in Sinfonia (1960); and Cavell borrowing Derrida reading Austin versus Richard Beaudoin borrowing Martha Argerich reading Chopin in Étude d'un prélude IV—Black Wires (2009). Cavell's theories of the voice are...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2013) 57 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of the piece or reset the durational clocks of the piece for proper cadential closure. Examples range from Handel’s keyboard suites and Concerti Grossi, op. 6, as well as Bach’s English Suites, to Couperin’s B-minor Passacaille and Brahms’s Capriccio, op. 76/2. Channan Willner is acquisitions...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2000) 44 (2): 381–450.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Musicology 2 : 45 –61. ______. 1988 . “C. P. E. Bach and the Early History of the Recapitulatory Tutti in North Germany.” In C. P. E. Bach Studies , ed. Stephen L. Clark. Oxford: Clarendon. Drummond, Pippa. 1980 . The German Concerto: Five Eighteenth-Century Studies . Oxford: Clarendon Press...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2006
... editorial breadth, we asked three leading music theorists to examine “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist,” a short and intense cho- rale prelude by J. S. Bach. All authors are struck by the extraordinary fea- tures of this work. William Renwick, well known as a scholar of Bach’s music...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2019) 63 (1): 145–152.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Gestures, Topics, and Tropes: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Lester Joel . 2001 . “ Heightening Levels of Activity and J. S. Bach’s Parallel-Section Constructions .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 54 , no. 1 : 49 – 96 . Monelle...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 1999) 43 (1): 101–133.
Published: 01 April 1999
.... Turning then to Schenker’s analyses, I will argue that the octave lines he discovered in a number of works by J. S. Bach display a simplicity entirely appropriate for deep structural levels, while at the same time they engender strikingly diverse surface designs. Furthermore, Schenker’s analyses hint...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2018) 62 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 April 2018
... musicology provided some of the perqui- sites for approaching the Schenkerian legacy appreciatively and discerningly. Schachter’s ultimate allegiances are not to Schenker but to the great compos- ers he adored: Bach, Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, Chopin, and Brahms. To...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2001) 45 (1): 162–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
... the most important collection of analyses of tonal music. Most of the essays in The Masterwork in Music focus on specific compositions by Bach, D. Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, and Reger, in- cluding Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550 (in Volume II) and Beethoven’s Eroica...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2001) 45 (2): 483–487.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Studies 2: 120. 16. Schenker Studies 2: 122. 17. The “twelve” included J.S. Bach, Handel, D. Scarlatti, C.P.E. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brahms. 18. For Schenkerian studies involving the music of Gabriel Fauré, see: Taylor Greer, “Modal...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2007) 51 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2007
... important for under- standing the professional training of composers from Bach to Haydn, to Rossini, Wagner, Ravel, and even Berio? The articles in this collection provide excellent starting points for anyone seeking answers to these questions. The unrivaled documentation of the partimento...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2001) 45 (2): 470–483.
Published: 01 October 2001
... would pursue these questions. Like Cadwallader and Pastille, Wayne Petty also addresses a paradox. The first in a series of four analytical studies devoted to Classical and Romantic music, Petty’s “C.P.E. Bach and the Fine Art of Transposition,” asks: Why would a composer, well known for his...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2000) 44 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 April 2000
... stepwise “connect-the-dots” game. An example from C. P. E. Bach illustrates this point. Ex. 1 presents the first part of Bach’s Sonatine nuove, no. 4. Two inter- pretations of the melodic diminution in mm. 1–2 appear in ex. 2. In both analyses, B≤ functions as the main structural pitch on the second...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2001) 45 (1): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2001
...” Zug arpeg- 209 giates the harmony; the “follower” goes along passively for the contra- puntal ride. A classic instance is found in mm. 1–19 of Bach’s C-major Prelude (WTC I), as analyzed by Schenker in Fünf Urlinie-Tafeln. The octave...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2003) 47 (2): 273–304.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Karl Braunschweig 2003 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 2003 Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel. 1753-62. Versuch über die wahre Art, das Clavier zu spielen . Facs. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1957 . ____. [1753-62] 1949 . Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments...