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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 147–187.
Published: 01 October 2022
... on the subdiscipline's past, present, and future. natha@umich.edu Copyright © 2022 by Yale University 2022 history of music theory Abū Nasr Muhammad ibn al-Farakh al-Fārābī Jean-Philippe Rameau musica speculativa global history Hugo Riemann THE REFLECTIONS THAT follow arise less from any...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 April 2021
... choice to embrace the darkest corners of racial biological thinking into a didactic morality tale for our times.” His recent work also heads in the direction of global history: see Christensen 2018 . 16 This must remain an open question here. Any real attempt at an answer must also consider...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 211–251.
Published: 01 October 2006
... simultaneously as a local, harmonic event and as a global, formal event. On the local level, it may either prolong one harmony or progress from one to another. On the global level, it can serve a variety of formal functions: highlighting salient cadences; opening a space for virtuosic display; and developing...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 October 2007
... in a Complex Age . New York: Continuum. Cogswell, Michael. 1994-95 . “Melodic Organization in Two Solos by Ornette Coleman.” Annual Review of Jazz Studies 7 : 101 -44. Floyd, Samuel A., Jr. 1995 . The Power of Black Music: Interpreting Its History from Africa to the United States . New York...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 189–206.
Published: 01 April 2005
... observable facts and larger theories extrapolated from them. My sense of the binary oppositions that underwrite the discourse of the other is based on the transformations at the heart of what Jonathan Culler has dubbed “global structuralism.” Culler argues that global structuralism emerged...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 241–275.
Published: 01 October 2005
...,” that is, of mechanically producing melodic lines that, although they fit the chords, are bereft of global logic (including any relation to the original melody of the theme). To me, it seems counterintuitive to think (as some writers seem to have suggested) that Evans’s improvised lines could have global logic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the tacit role that tonal alterations may have played in the reception histories of individual movements and composers. Tonal alterations in theory Because they are large-scale retracings (Hepokoski and Darcy 2006: 19) of musical paths already plotted, recapitulations are most often explained...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 363–369.
Published: 01 October 2003
... possible a historical model that defines a system of conceptual possibilities independent of the consciousness of individ- ual subjects. Unlike Kuhn’s model, however, which studies the mecha- nisms underlying the shift from one paradigm to the next in the restricted field of history of science...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 39–80.
Published: 01 April 2021
.... The marginalization of Afro-Latin(o/a) dance practices and its scholarship stems from such history. (Renta 2004 : 141) While some dancers have indeed sought to “elevate” salsa dance to the status of art by bringing it out of the clubs and onto the choreographed stage (see McMains 2015 : 315–17), others have...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 273–320.
Published: 01 October 2015
... spaces is probed in Bartók's “Divided Arpeggios,” an intriguing posttonal piece appearing late in the Mikrokosmos set. José Oliveira Martins received his Ph.D. in music history and theory from the University of Chicago and currently is principal investigator in music and the humanities...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 155–160.
Published: 01 April 2011
... improvisation have a curious history. The first prominent theorist to examine the idiom’s pitch structure from a prolonga- tional standpoint was almost certainly Allen Forte, in a 1958 lecture delivered in Germany (Forte 2011). But Forte abandoned this research field, and almost two decades elapsed...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 143–170.
Published: 01 October 2017
... (2002), Covach (2005), and Everett (2009). The term 2011), the bulk of this extensive work explores harmony refrain is the only other term shared by these four authors, from a global perspective rather than specific to any par- although it is usually used to describe a subsection rather ticular...
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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 (2013) 57 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Press . London Justin . 2004 . Hearing in Time: Psychological Aspects of Musical Meter . New York : Oxford University Press . Miller Terry E. Shahriari Andrew . 2012 . World Music: A Global Journey . 3rd ed. New York : Routledge . Nattiez Jean-Jacques . 1975...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (2): 245–276.
Published: 01 October 2007
... Press. Revers, Peter. 1999 . “The Seventh Symphony.” In The Mahler Companion , ed. D. Mitchell and A. Nicholson, 376 -99. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Schorske, Carl E. 1998 . Thinking with History: Explorations in the Passage to Modernism . Princeton: Princeton University Press...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., and at the very least a better starting point for analysis of rock than a system not crafted for the purpose. This book is not a beginner s introduction to popular music analysis. It assumes a fair amount of knowledge on the part of the reader, and it neither goes through the history of rock nor treats...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2020
... actually happens in terms of what they expected to happen. Although expectation is frequently invoked when considering very local phenomena (e.g., step-by-step progressions) or very global ones (e.g., the action spaces of a sonata), it has not played a systematic role in the analysis of basic theme types...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 277–299.
Published: 01 October 2005
.... To return to “Carolina Shout”: a seven-bar coda follows the G strain; this coda confirms C major and ends the piece on the global subdomi- nant. Interestingly, the initial E≤7–A≤7 harmonic move is the earliest jazz instance I have seen of the VI and II tritone substitutions in a circle...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 135–145.
Published: 01 April 2022
... . 2002 . “ Dualist Tonal Space and Transformation in Nineteenth-Century Musical Thought .” In The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory , edited by Christensen Thomas , 456 – 76 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Kramer Jonathan . 1988 . The Time of Music: New Meanings...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 April 2020
... at the note-to-note level and then at the piece-wide level. In both cases he continues to use the metaphor of tension, either between a pair of notes locally or between a pair of musical effects globally (135). At a local level, he states, the joining of one note to another, and that to the next, can only...