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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 25–36.
Published: 01 April 2010
...—inevitably equivocal—is to be found not in the shopworn trope that imparts a sovereign irreversibility to the history of form or style, but in the historicality of subjectivity on one hand and of musical meaning on the other. Lawrence Kramer is professor of English and music at Fordham University...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 283–310.
Published: 01 October 2010
.... In Selected Writings , Vol. 1 , 1913–1926, ed. Marcus Bullock and Michael W. Jennings, 297 -360. Cambridge, Ma: Belknap Press. ———. 1999 . The Arcades Project . Trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ———. 2003 . “On the Concept of History.” Trans. Harry...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 April 2013
...: History, Theory, and Practice . Oxford University Press , 2012 : xiv+385 pp. ( $49.95 cloth ) Baragwanath Nicholas The Italian Traditions and Puccini: Compositional Theory and Practice in Nineteenth-Century Opera . Indiana University Press , 2011 : xxiv+407 pp. ( $49.95 cloth ) ©...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 128–139.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Daniel Harrison Richard Taruskin The Oxford History of Western Music ; Oxford University Press, 2004: 6 vols., xxxiii+854+758+830+826+557+329 ($699.00 cloth) © 2008 by Yale University 2008 Daniel Harrison is the Allen Forte Professor of Music Theory at Yale University. His...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 225–283.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in Bellini of tonal pairing, usually (but not always) involving relative keys. The sonorità or focal melodic pitch, long associated with Verdi’s operas, is found to play a unifying role in the second-act finale of Norma . Issues of reception history, text criticism, and analytical methodology are also...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 51–88.
Published: 01 April 2016
... akin to an A-minor mood, similar to Beethoven's C-minor mood, and that he did so across the boundaries of genre and style period that critics have drawn as part of his reception history. Recognizing the continuity is crucial since the inclination to sharply subdivide Schumann's compositional evolution...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2010
... sought in music.” In this introduction, a brief history behind the issue is presented and a comparison is drawn between the tasks of music theory and Cavell's “demands” upon philosophy. By glossing Cavell's notion of the “scene of instruction,” questions of teaching, epistemic justification...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (1): 71–102.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Áine Heneghan Liquidation is an idiosyncratic term in music theory. This article considers its origins in the writings and teaching of Arnold Schoenberg. Tracing its history uncovers the resonances that it held for him and refines our understanding of the term. Paying close attention...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 7–23.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Kraehenbuehl. When he left his position at both the university and the journal in 1960, the editorship passed to Allen Forte, who functioned in that capacity for the next seven years, making him not only the longest-serving editor in the journal's history, but also one at an especially crucial period, when...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 253–275.
Published: 01 October 2006
... of the 5-6 cycle are separately considered. The 5-phase trajectories are classified as diatonic, idiosyncratic, or obstinate. Despite its long history and current dominance, the mode of analysis based on Roman numerals and tonicizations is eschewed for sequential progressions. Instead, the connective role...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of understanding the broader history of the dialogue and the role of spatiality and temporality in creating verisimilitude. While Doni's Dialogo may be seen as an attempt at interpolating “real music” into the conversational and literary genre of the dialogue, Morley's didactic treatise represents the culmination...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 October 2009
... of Hermann von Helmholtz's On the Sensations of Tone , used the concertina as a demonstration tool in public lectures intended to popularize Helmholtz's acoustic theories. The English concertina's history reveals the peculiar fissures and overlaps between scientific and popular cultures, speculative...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 363–369.
Published: 01 October 2003
.... Christensen, Thomas. 1993 . Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ____. (Ed.) 2003 . Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cook, Nicholas. 2003 . “ Epistemologies of Music Theory .” In Christensen 2003...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 April 2021
... dishonorable one that ever lived” (Fétis 1828 : 468n1), or deplore the entire history of the field as “the constant and almost always barren efforts of a vast number of erudite men” (Fétis 1840 : iv)? Did the general public really pack the halls of the Conservatoire for his blockbuster lectures on theory...
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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 (2006) 50 (2): 291–301.
Published: 01 October 2006
.... Otto Sibum. 2003 . “Introduction: Scientific Personae and Their Histories.” Science in Context 16/1-2 : 1 -8. Dolan, Emily I. 2003 . “The Origins of the Orchestra Machine.” Current Musicology 76 : 7 -23. ____. 2006 . “The Idea of Timbre in the Age of Haydn.” Ph.D. diss., Cornell...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... 1992 -. Lexicon musicum Latinum medii aevi. Wörterbuch der lateinischen Musikterminologie des Mittelalters bis zum Ausgang des 15. Jahrhunderts. Munich: Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Christensen, Thomas, ed. 2002 . The Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 205–248.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... Copyright © 2018 by Yale University 2018 John Holden history of music theory musical cognition attention perception Works Cited Adelson Edward H. 1999 . “ Layered Representations for Vision and Video .” In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Representation of Visual Scenes , 3...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 190–204.
Published: 01 April 2001
... “attempts several philosophical tasks” in re- sponse to Schenker’s attribution to composers of “the intention to craft movements as organic unities” (79). The best of these is the argument that Schenker was directly influenced (through reading for his law de- gree) by Hegel’s Philosophy of History. Thus...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2007
... that would constitute a special issue. Delighted by the opportunity, I signed on as editor of this special issue and devised the following playlist. The introit is by Ludwig Holtmeier. He surveys the conceptual history of eighteenth-century Satztechnik and explores how it might be viewed...