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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Eric Drott This article presents a critique of the commonplace trope that holds genre to have declined in relevance under modernism. Contrary to the widespread notion that composers’ repudiation of received tradition rendered the very idea of genre categories obsolete, this article argues...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
... courtois , now a common label for “high-style” songs. Other literary scholars, notably Paul Zumthor and Pierre Bec, have discussed problems in classifying styles and genres. References to genres in medieval texts are ambiguous, and manuscripts rarely group songs by genre. Theorists such as Raimon Vidal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 51–88.
Published: 01 April 2016
... circles of Schumann's large-scale instrumental forms, and the tendency for concerto form to attract less interest among theorists compared to other instrumental genres. Historical grounding for the analysis arises from the value Schumann and members of his circle placed on musical close reading...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 April 2008
... and musical writings have barely figured in the study of the Renaissance dialogue, yet these works offer specific insights about the nature of the genre. In addition to Morley's treatise, works discussed in detail include Anton Francesco Doni's Dialogo della musica (1544), Gioseffo Zarlino's Dimostrationi...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
... interpretation of musical narratives must be invested in the semantic level (topics, codes, conventions, genres) as well as the syntactic one (harmony, voice leading). The four archetypes function as structures of the musical text and as master signifiers that the listener uses to organize an interpretation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 287–323.
Published: 01 October 2021
... formal types were compatible with Wagner's Gesamtkunstwerk aesthetic, and the analytic method suggests a path toward further engagement with other nineteenth-century opera and other genres that combine music, text, and dramatic storytelling. In this article I demonstrate Wagner's continued use of one...
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Journal of Music Theory 9930889.
Published: 08 September 2022
... vïrazheniya (means of express­ ion), vïrazitel no-smïslovïye kompleksï (express­ ion-sig­nif­ i­cat­ ion complexes or express­ ive-seman­tic complexes), intonatsii (into­na­tions), zhanrï (genres), stili (styles), tipï (types), tipï vïrazitel nosti (types of expres­sivi­ty or express­ion types), obrazï...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 April 2021
... between music and dance in an actual performance but also to the music culture and tradition underlying the genre in question. The multimodal experience of this music for a music-cultural insider, however, encompasses (1) specific relationships between the sound features and one's embodied knowledge...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 495–498.
Published: 01 October 2000
... of a multisectional suite by Yes. It not only situates the song and the group within a larger sociocultural context (see also Edward Macan’s Rocking the Classics, also published by Oxford, for a thorough study of the progressive rock genre), but also explores how “Close to the Edge” draws upon art-music elements...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., and viewpoints of interest to special- ists and cite much of the extensive literature that has accumulated around each genre. Journal of Music Theory 57:2, Fall 2013 DOI 10.1215/00222909-2323524 © 2013 by Yale University 419 420 JOURNAL of MUSIC THEORY 1...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 383–418.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Theory to Historical Context .” Ph.D. diss. , Yale University . ———. 1995 . “ Form, Genre, and Style in the Eighteenth-Century Rondo .” Music Theory Spectrum 17/1 : 27 – 52 . ———. 1999 . “ Formenlehre Revived .” Intégral 13 : 143 – 200 . ———. 2008 . Some Eighteenth-Century...
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Journal of Music Theory 9930974.
Published: 08 September 2022
..., is nor­ma­tive. It is concerned with disc­ ove­ ri­ng and describi­ng those attrib­ utes of a comp­ o­sit­ ion which are comm­ on to a group of works usua­ lly ones which are simi­­lar in style, form, or genre. In con­trast, crit­ic­ al anal­ys­ is seeks to under­stand and explain what is idi­os­ yn­cratic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 141–180.
Published: 01 April 2005
... of Musicology, 1967. ———. 1728 . “ Remarques sur les pièces de ce livre, & sur les différens genres de musique. ” Preface to Pièces de clavecin: Nouvelles suites. Reprint. New York: Broude, 1967. ———. 1737 . Génération harmonique . Reprinted in Jean Philippe Rameau: Complete Theoretical...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 375–386.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of the late twentieth century, including a range of related genres such as soul, disco, and metal (5–6) 2 but explicitly excluding hip-hop, because of its perceived lack of melody (255), and country, because everyone else excludes it (256). He asserts that his adoption of terms and concepts from art music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 253–264.
Published: 01 October 2011
... evolved from a folk genre into an art-music genre—that is, as a high-art consciousness emerged gradually out of the orig- inary Volkstümlichkeit—irregularities multiplied, in both poem and music, and they became expressive devices in themselves, in the separate...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 215–222.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of the diatonic genre. Since he includes the “Phrygian” second degree as part of mixture, Schenker’s mixed genre— his major/minor system—includes no fewer than eleven pitches per octave. These are pitches, not pitch classes: C-sharp and D-flat are not the same thing (Hyer understands this).3 Schenker takes...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 137–162.
Published: 01 April 2009
... metrical approaches in bluegrass music, relat- ing this interaction to the idea of “drive” that is widely used to characterize the genre. This study ultimately suggests some specific ways of accounting for bluegrass banjo music’s distinctively...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 128–139.
Published: 01 April 2006
... be cited, and discussing even a few of them would certainly swell this review immoderately. Instead, I offer a brief description of the analytic genres in which Taruskin composes. The analysis of the Bach toccata is based on the “technical” type...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 October 2013
... “saltus” (a “leap”) to describe intervals, along with the adverbs “potenter” (or “viriliter”) and “debiliter” to distinguish major and minor genres, respec- tively. Thus. we can read a definition of the ditone (major third) in TH II (3, 85), a text now in the British Library and long known...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 470–483.
Published: 01 October 2001
... or pretentiousness, as is still too often the case today.” “[W]e should not only acknowledge but investigate the differences between individual idioms, between genres, and between histori- cal periods.”8 Rothstein’s five proposals—pursue outreach, communicate engag- ingly, abandon scientism...