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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 107–137.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Matthew Bell Abstract Much of Tchaikovsky's music for the ballets Sleeping Beauty and Nutcracker exhibits what Harald Krebs calls metrical dissonance : the juxtaposition or superimposition of noncoincident pulses and rhythmic patterns. This article shows how the dances of the composer's...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 139–169.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and Europeanist musical techniques in the formation of an American neoclassical ballet. Copyright © 2021 by Yale University 2021 George Balanchine J. S. Bach dance choreomusical meter IN AN ICONIC passage near the end of George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco (1941), ten female dancers hop...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 April 2021
... with Music in Twentieth-Century Ballet . London : Dance Books . Jordan Stephanie . 2011 . “ Choreomusical Conversations: Facing a Double Challenge .” Dance Research Journal 43 , no. 1 : 43 – 64 . Jordan Stephanie . 2019 . “ Choreomusicology and Dance Studies .” In The Routledge...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 128–139.
Published: 01 April 2006
... is discussed three separate times: first, as an opera composer (Eugene Onegin), then as a symphonist, and finally as a composer of ballets. It is this last that is crucial, for Taruskin takes an entire chapter (49, in vol. 4) to tell the story of ballet—a “scandalous omission” that he had waited...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 147–153.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in Stravinsky’s Petrushka and the other prewar ballets into the later nineteenth century, the octatonic collection is generally known as the “Rimsky-Korsakov scale,” with reference to the first credited usage of alter- nating whole- and half-tone steps in Rimsky’s Sadko (1867). Furthermore...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2021
... and English contredanse, Russian ballet, and Georgian American modern dance. A more benign explanation is available. Until recently, the image of the dance could be neither reproduced in a form that could be easily circulated nor represented in a form that would be legible to musicians. For the reader...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... Matthew Bell, by contrast, analyzes the variable alignments in the ballet music of Tchaikovsky in his contribution to this issue. A dance might begin by aligning the measures with the phrase segments, according to the prototypical practice of German composers, but then shift to the Franco-Italian...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 165–204.
Published: 01 October 2018
... for the often ungraspable but omnipotent laws that Webern imagined in the world around him. Works Cited Antokoletz Elliott . 1986 . “ Interval Cycles in Stravinsky’s Early Ballets .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 39 / 3 : 578 – 614 . Babbitt Milton . 1987 . Milton...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 39–80.
Published: 01 April 2021
... that salsa and other Latin dances have been especially marginalized both because of their origins in and continued practice as social dance traditions (compared with theatrical/concert dances such as ballet that have been more readily embraced as “art”) and because of European colonizers' need to suppress...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 315–347.
Published: 01 October 1999
... to write a short ballet. In 1923, he collaborated with writer and set designer Gerald Murphy on Within the Quota, an eighteen-minute ballet arranged for three pianos. The work was per- formed to mild acclaim as part of the Ballet Suédois’s Paris season and received its United States premiere in New...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... Dance no. 5, and his shaving motions appear to be perfectly correlated with the music (Godøy 2010 ). The mirror-neuron system is influenced by personal experience and expertise. A study investigating brain activity in expert ballet and capoeira dancers as they watched dancing revealed stronger...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 231–236.
Published: 01 April 2000
...,” traces the influence of Stravinsky’s theatrical works. This is a particularly rich strand, for not only did Stravinsky engage the theater (by which Cross means ballet, opera, musical theater, and all “staged” music) in unprece- dented ways, he demonstrably reinvented theatrical traditions of the past...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 October 2003
... straight- forward in their secular choral works than in their grands motets. It may be that operas, ballets, and divertissements had to be simpler than motets in order to avoid performance problems due to staging. Besides, the cho- ruses of the former are mostly meant for a four-voice texture...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 333–357.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... ———. 1986 . “Interval Cycles in Stravinsky's Early Ballets.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 39 : 578 –614. Forte, Allen. 1995 . The American Popular Ballad of the Golden Era, 1924–1950 . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Gridley, Mark. 1994 . Jazz Styles: History...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 October 2022
..., but the final one closely analyzes Chaminade's “L'Ondine,” Radiohead's “Paranoid Android,” and “At the Ballet” from A Chorus Line , to demonstrate the theory's applicability to more diverse repertoire. Auerbach's favorite adjective to describe his analyses is “comprehensive” (4, 10, 107, 150, 165, 219, 221...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 181–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Press . ———. 1986 . “Interval Cycles in Stravinsky's Early Ballets.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 39 / 3 : 578 – 614 . ———. 1992 . Twentieth-Century Music . Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall . ———. 1995 . “Organic Development and the Interval Cycles in Bartók's...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., estampies, jeus partis, pastourel- les, balletes [sic], and sottes chansons contre amours). Yet the songs within these groups are not entirely uniform in style, form, or content (see Aubrey 1997, 40–52, for discussion of the estampies in manuscript I as well as those...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 225–283.
Published: 01 October 2012
... and no. 4 begins. William Rothstein    Tonal Structures in Bellini 233 one. In a two-act opera, the norm for Rossini and Bellini, act 1 ended with a finale in several movements. In most performances, act 1 was followed not by act 2 but by a ballet written by another...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
... pointed out that the harmonic style at the end of the century “clears up” considerably towards our major-minor system, and that it is precisely through the lighter forms of music, like the ballet, that this is accomplished. . . . With the English composers . . . this “clearing up...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 43–88.
Published: 01 April 2011
...-tuned sounds.” The cadences on a C–G fifth at the end of the introduction and of the song as a whole are among these junctures. The L9 relationship between P5 and I11 in m. 17 is another. Stravinsky, Agon, Pas-de-deux The Pas-de-deux from Stravinsky’s ballet Agon is based on a four-note...
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