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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 119–144.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Naomi Waltham-Smith Haydn is known for his playful (mis)use of cadential formulas. Examining examples of this predilection and processes of cadential liquidation, this article develops a theory of the use of musical material. This entails a deconstruction of the Adornian dialectic between generic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 269–281.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Subotnik, Rose. 1996. Toward a Deconstruction of Structural Listening: A Critique of Schoenberg, Adorno, and Stravinsky. In Deconstructive Variations: Music and Reason in Western Society, 148 76. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 189–206.
Published: 01 April 2005
... were based upon classic writings of the women’s movement, writings in the Marxist tradition, and writings in structuralism, poststructuralism, deconstruction, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies. Notable musical-critical interventions in these discourses have included music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 231–236.
Published: 01 April 2000
...” and “non-development” in Stravinsky’s music as problematized by Adorno, who much preferred the progressive, developmental music of Schoenberg. And one discovers where Cross stands on the issue: “these may not, in fact, be problems after all” (p. 240). With this postmodern twist, Cross deconstructs...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
... not to be skipped by theoretically experienced readers: Doll takes the time to carefully deconstruct such topics as harmonic function, not only to help the novice but also to define them squarely in his own context and to avoid confu- sion with any traditional usages irrelevant to the music at hand. He uses words...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 291–302.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Barber's Nocturne and Shire's Taking of Pelham 123 movie theme, Harrison pursues aggregate-completion schemes (“twelve-tone” technique, i.e.) in obviously centric tonal settings. He is wise to unceremoniously deconstruct a critical binary—tonal/atonal—that does not capture the compositional practice...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 223–253.
Published: 01 October 2022
... For Lachenmann, the ordering of sounds was more important than the sounds themselves, and his method of deconstructing sounds involved reordering them in negation to their initial patterning. Bierstone integrated this theory into his efforts to connect phrases and smaller sections in Mani.Δίκη , referencing...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., inseparable from the other questions and has increasingly made its presence felt to this point. But it has its own dynamic, which deserves separate recognition: a divided or crisscross logic that peren- nially deconstructs the trope of irreversibility. In terms of our...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 59–109.
Published: 01 April 2017
... spontaneous and wholly unlabored.” parts. 3  Schenker’s writings teem with examples of his Legalis- 4  For better, perhaps, if we prefer a poststructuralist, “fash­ mus. One that is especially worth thinking about in the ionably deconstructive Schenker” (Cook 2007, 64...
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Journal of Music Theory (2002) 46 (1-2): 153–205.
Published: 01 October 2002
... proceed from a deconstruction of the pcset into a set of dyads. However, the CycV differs from the other two in three significant ways. First, the CycV is a binary tally. It informs us only whether or not a pcset contains a dyad which lies on an adjacency in a particular interval cycle, not the number...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... “Systems of Articulation, Logics of Change: Scenes and Communities in Popular Music.” Cultural Studies 5: 368–88. Subotnik, Rose Rosengard. 1996. Deconstructive Variations: Music and Reason in Western Society. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. Surianu, Horia. 2000. “Romanian...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 273–304.
Published: 01 October 2003
...—it is the need to fulfill the cultural ideology of advancement that drives music theory’s continued reliance on binary oppositions. This realization is the neces- sary result of a deconstructive reading of eighteenth-century theoretical texts, an interpretive move particularly appropriate given that Jacques...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 139–169.
Published: 01 April 2021
... will change as the possibilities expand. While the analytic focus of this essay has been the ballet Concerto Barocco , a larger goal has been to respond to the changing landscape of digital dance content and to contribute a voice toward the deconstruction of George Balanchine's musical genius. My...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 193–230.
Published: 01 October 1999
... T3-chain of row quartets; his “foreground” is the progression of tetrachords. He begins with the “basic simultaneities” of mm. 1-13, deconstructs these sonori- ties into dyads of the I3 cycle, then builds [0123], [0167], [0235], [0158], and [0257] tetrachords. [0257] is posited...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 167–220.
Published: 01 October 2011
... . ———. [1978] 1989 . The Idea of Absolute Music . Trans. Lustig Roger . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Dubiel Joseph . 1996 . “ On Getting Deconstructed .” Music Theory Online 2/2 . www.mtosmt.org/issues/mto.96.2.2/mto.96.2.2.dubiel.html Epperson Gordon . 1967...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 141–180.
Published: 01 April 2005
... deconstructive readings of the past years. WORKS CITED Barzun, Jacques, and Ralph H. Bowen. 1956. Rameau’s Nephew and Other Works. Indianapolis and Cambridge: Hackett. Berger, Karol. 1980. Theories of Chromatic and Enharmonic Music in Late Sixteenth Century Italy...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 241–281.
Published: 01 October 2020
... transpositional indices between the identity transposition, E [T(0,0,0 which preserves all elements, and chro- matic transposition, k [T(k,4k,4k which moves all primary parameters by k fifths and has the same effect as k(spcdia), k(spcnote), and k(spc1 ) together.19 So familyk effectively deconstructs k...
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Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (1): 25–68.
Published: 01 April 2004
... contributions found in McCreless 1988 and 1991, Nattiez 1990, Hatten 1994 and 2004, Klein 2004, and Lidov 2004. The reader interested in a summary of scholarly topics such as semiotics, struc- turalism, intertextuality, post-structuralism, deconstruction, postmodernism, fem- inism, gay criticism...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 345–433.
Published: 01 October 2001
...” involves an equivalence relation plus one or more transformations not restricted to the mathematical group in question, operating in either the same, or a different musical dimension. Deconstructing equivalence and similarity in this way, we can use the power of repetition embedded in our notions...