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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (2): 251–284.
Published: 01 October 2023
... structures: together they contribute to closing tonal circles, to an expressive use of register, and to meaningful changes of texture. My test cases are the first thirteen madrigals from book 5 (1605), chosen because they are predominantly homorhythmic, because they have no independent continuo, 4...
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Published: 01 October 2023
Appendix Example 2-2. CM schemata in “O primavera” (book 3, no. 11, mm. 62–69; the quinto and canto parts, shown in parentheses, are typical doublings in parallel). More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Appendix Figure 2-2. The contrary motion schemata in the first thirteen madrigals of book 5, by the measure number at the beginning of the schema (those shown in Example 5 are asterisked). The parentheses at m. 22 of no. 9 indicate a fragment of the CMx schema. More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Example 27. Willie Dixon, “You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover” (1962), sung by Bo Diddley. “Payday” type with AB/CD R /R(EF/GH R ) poetic form and long–long–short–long, 8,8,6,8 phrase rhythm. Lines D and H are the same internal refrain line and hook. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Megan Kaes Long In 1595 Thomas Morley published The First Booke of Balletts , a collection of “Italian madrigals Englished.” Rather than writing English words for unaltered Italian works as his predecessors had done, Morley created original compositions loosely modeled on Italian works. Analysis...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 199–206.
Published: 01 April 2023
... theoretical and analytical discussions. Nobile received the Society for Music Theory's 2021 Emerging Scholar (Book) Award for Form as Harmony in Rock Music . The award citation describes the book as “an important research reference and teaching tool” (Manabe 2022 : 9). While Nobile's book...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (2): 333–338.
Published: 01 October 2023
... appreciable global resonance as well. Nicholas Stoia also figures that you've heard it, and that, like me, you had it somewhere in your head but didn't have a name for it. His book, Sweet Thing: The History and Musical Structure of a Shared American Vernacular Form , conclusively demonstrates...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 161–166.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Allan F. Moore Allan F. Moore is professor of popular music at the University of Surrey. His monograph Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Song will be published in 2011. He is working on books on Anglo-Celtic folk song and on the music of U2. Everett Walter...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 176–190.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of Erwin Stein?5 The particular bit of root to which Leslie Blasius, in his book Schenker’s Argument and the Claims of Music Theory, wants to reattach Schenker is that of fin-de-siecle German psychology, Philologie, and “the new musical sciences of the later nineteenth century” (86...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2022
... on the perspectives of performers? The question is one of several running through the analyses of twentieth-century repertory collected in theorist-pianist Daphne Leong's compelling new book, Performing Knowledge: Twentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance . At the heart of the book are eight analyses...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 262–272.
Published: 01 October 2022
... that Gjerdingen is a conservative researcher. His work is based strictly on written musical sources, but nevertheless he manages to reveal unconventional features of the aesthetics, imagery, and musical theory of past centuries. 5 Baragwanath's book ( 2020 ) was not released until a few months after Child...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 105–121.
Published: 01 April 2020
... the benefit of his personal instruction. In the words of Reilly Smethurst (2017: 515), Since Wilson did not write in an explicatory style, his exegetes have plenty of work to do. Microtonality and the Tuning Systems of Erv Wilson is the first book-length effort to focus exclusively on Wilson and his...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Jonathan De Souza 283 Journal of Music Theory 64:2, October 2020 DOI 10.1215/00222909-8550807 © 2020 by Yale University Robert S. Hatten 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) Jonathan De Souza...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
... in the care he takes in choosing convincing examples, as well as in creating a system that best reflects the genre s idioms and construc- tions.1 The book is well crafted and internally consistent enough that, even if one disagrees with specific points or analyses along the way, there is still room for debate...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 253–264.
Published: 01 October 2011
... a challenge that no previous writer has taken on: to write an analytical and interpretive book on the nineteenth-century Lied that focuses primarily on rhythm and meter. That he should choose the Lied for such a study is entirely natural. After all, rhythm and meter...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of New Music . Oxford University Press , 2020 : 324 pp. ( $53.00 hardcover). Copyright © 2023 by Yale University 2023 THESE TWO BOOKS embody an emerging enactive stance in music theory in which musical structure is theorized as a subjective effect construed or enacted by a listener...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 111–127.
Published: 01 April 2006
... in Music with Text Oxford University Press, 2006: xii+409 pp. ($65.00 cloth) is an assistant professor of music at the University of Chicago. His book Tonality and Transformation is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. © 2008 by Yale University 2008 Buchler, Michael. 2007...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Robert O. Gjerdingen Robert O. Gjerdingen is the author of several books, articles, and reviews in the fields of music theory, music perception, and eighteenth-century musical style. He has served on the editorial boards of Music Theory Spectrum , the Journal of Music Theory...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 135–145.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Scott Murphy smurphy@ku.edu Frank Lehman . Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema . Oxford University Press , 2018 : xvii +292 pp. ( $41.95 cloth). Copyright © 2022 by Yale University 2022 IN THIS BOOK, Frank Lehman has composed a brilliant...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 281–294.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Recorded Popular Song Ashgate, 2012: xvi + 395 pp. ($39.95, paperback) Christopher Doll Allan Moore’s Song Means is the most ambitious book about analyzing and interpreting popular music ever published. Over the course of its nearly four hundred concentrated pages, and citations of at least...