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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 333–357.
Published: 01 October 2005
... . “Bitonality, Mode, and Interval in the Music of Karol Szymanowski.” Journal of Music Theory 29 : 61 –84. Miller, Ron. 1996 . Modal Jazz: Composition and Harmony . 2 vols. Rottenburg: Advance Music. Perle, George. 1995 . The Right Notes . Stuyvesant, NY: Pendragon. Porter, Charles. 1989–90...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Paul Nauert THE PROGRESSION VECTOR: MODELLING ASPECTS OF POST-TONAL HARMONY Paul Nauert Overview Post-tonal harmonic progressions can be conceived in terms of suc- cessions of pitch class sets (pcsets...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of interactions of prolongational, associative, or stretto-like musical figurations in the prelude. These “differences” in orientation become creative and expressive of newly available content, multiplying interactions of composition and text, reception and analysis. Inventing a Melody with Harmony Tonal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 293–298.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Nora Engebretsen Nora Engebretsen is associate professor of music theory and assistant dean in the College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University. Damschroder David Thinking about Harmony: Historical Perspectives on Analysis. Cambridge University Press , 2008...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 April 2013
...John Roeder Dmitri Tymoczko A Geometry of Music: Harmony and Counterpoint in the Extended Common Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011: xviii+450 pp. ($39.95 cloth) John Roeder In this impressive work, Dmitri Tymoczko, a talented composer and theo- rist, seeks...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 301–332.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Steven Strunk NOTES ON HARMONY IN WAYNE SHORTER’S COMPOSITIONS, 1964–67 Steven Strunk The tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter is widely recognized as a con- summate improviser, but his historical...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 143–170.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., and bridge sections in a corpus of two hundred rock songs. I begin with an overview of the corpus itself, followed by a discussion of my methodology. I then present the results of my study, which quantifies harmony via two main approaches: the proportion of time spent on a chord root and the average duration...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Nathaniel Adam 261 Journal of Music Theory 63:2, October 2019 DOI 10.1215/00222909-7795200 © 2019 by Yale University Christopher Doll Hearing Harmony: Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era University of Michigan Press, 2017: x + 320 pp. ($90.00 cloth, $39.95 paper) Nathaniel Adam Building theory...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2022
...David E. Cohen Abstract This article explores the advent of two foundational characteristics of the modern concept of harmony inaugurated by Rameau's Traité de l'harmonie (1722): first, that its principal objects are sonorities of three or more distinct pitch classes, that is, consonant...
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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 (2006) 50 (2): 291–301.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Benjamin Steege Myles W. Jackson Harmonious Triads: Physicists, Musicians, and Instrument Makers in Nineteenth-Century Germany MIT Press, 2006: x+395 pp. ($40.00 cloth, $23.00 paper) Matthias Rieger Helmholtz Musicus: Die Objektivierung der Musik im 19. Jahrhundert durch Helmholtz' Lehre...
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Journal of Music Theory (2002) 46 (1-2): 207–283.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Olli Väisälä PROLONGATION OF HARMONIES RELATED TO THE HARMONIC SERIES IN EARLY POST-TONAL MUSIC Olli Väisälä 1. Introduction In the history of music theory, the notion that a significant relationship exists between...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 3. Table of diatonic triads with Roman numerals in Richter's Lehrbuch der Harmonie (1853: 33). More
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 October 2013
... scales from functional harmony. After defining “absolute color” in the context of Gluck’s orchestration, Ernst Kurth demonstrates how “absolute” wind instrument colors delineate “absolute” “destructive” harmonic colors in Wagner’s Tristan instrumentation. Finally, Arnold Schoenberg’s functional...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 143–179.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Peter H. Smith Associative harmony functions as a powerful resource through which Schubert and Brahms fashion continuities within the dialectic of articulation and continuity that stands at the heart of the Viennese sonata style. More specifically, the technique of harmonic cross-reference provides...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 287–320.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Allan Keiler Jean-Philippe Rameau’s understanding of harmony comes to us in the form of a theory that presents many interpretive difficulties. What writers of figured bass manuals were trying to achieve, on the other hand, is often more accessible, though as they go about their practical concerns...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 121–181.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and takes a wider domain of harmonic objects. A number of musical examples show how expanding the domain enables us to extend and refine some the conclusions of neo-Riemannian theory about Schubert’s harmony. Through analysis of the Trio and Adagio from Schubert’s String Quintet and other works using...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 April 2017
... ideas of key. Starting with Edward Gollin's recent generalization of Moritz Hauptmann's key representations as “multiaggregate cycles”—which he also uncovers on the surface of and in the relations between harmonies in Bartók's music—the article briefly reconsiders Hauptmann's theories and depictions...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 241–281.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in E ♭ major, D. 899, and Piano Sonata in B ♭ major, D. 960, demonstrate the analytic potential of modal spelled pitch class and the eight types of coordinated transpositions. While previous transformational theories have shed light on third relations in Schubert’s harmony (Cohn 1999), modal spelled...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
... procedure, tintinnabulation, sometimes governs melodic procedure and has melodic meaning while also making it possible to define and recognize harmonic areas, distinctions among harmonies, and systematic reasons for cadences. For instance, transformational expressions for Passio show the interpenetration...