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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 375–386.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Nicole Biamonte David Temperley . The Musical Language of Rock . Oxford University Press , 2018 : xiii + 292 pp. ( $115.00 cloth, $34.95 paper). Copyright © 2021 by Yale University 2021 DAVID TEMPERLEY'S The Musical Language of Rock is a welcome and useful resource...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 311–324.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Scholar in residence at the University of Edinburgh's Department of Linguistics and English Language. Aniruddh D. Patel Music, Language, and the Brain Deutsch, Diana. 1999 . The Psychology of Music , 2nd ed. San Diego: Academic Press. Huron, David. 2006 . Sweet Anticipation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 433–449.
Published: 01 October 2013
... on the consumption of music since 1720. Goldman Jonathan The Musical Language of Pierre Boulez . Cambridge University Press , 2011 : xxii+244 pp. ( $94.00 cloth ) © 2013 by Yale University 2013 Works Cited Albèra P. , ed. 2003 . Pli selon pli de Pierre Boulez: Entretiens et...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 121–181.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jason Yust This article introduces a type of harmonic geometry, Fourier phase space, and uses it to advance the understanding of Schubert’s tonal language and comment upon current topics in Schubert analysis. The space derives from the discrete Fourier transform on pitch-class sets developed...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Paul Sherrill; Matthew Boyle Italianate recitative of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries constituted a distinct musical language that coexisted with the familiar style of common practice music. In this article we propose a theory of that language (“galant recitative”), which we...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of units stressed through sonic and contextual criteria, thus providing insight into the syntactic elements of the musical language and indicating listening and analytic strategies for this music. Copyright © 2017 by Yale University 2017 Pierre Boulez Domaines transformational theory composing...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 325–374.
Published: 01 October 2021
... analytical tool is the rhythmic spectrum, which omits phase information, but the use of plots that include phase information is also demonstrated in a few instances. The method shows a consistency in Reich's rhythmic language despite experimentations with irregular cycles, which begins with the formulation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 April 2022
... and applying the root concept in their treatises. The article then addresses the origin of the term root in English-language theory, noting that the term first emerged only in 1806, far later than its modern-day ubiquity would suggest. This late emergence is explained as a side effect of the idiosyncratic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., intersubjective acknowledgment, and personal responsibility over one's critical language are introduced as central themes. One of Cavell's “scenes” involves David Lewin, and the friendship of these two figures is subsequently discussed. Lastly, these themes are related to the various articles in the issue, which...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 April 2010
... a fraudulent or insincere musical effort. Through recourse to Cavell and Deleuze's writings on music as well as their respective philosophies of language, I demonstrate how Cavell's position stands in clear methodological disagreement to the broadly inhuman and metaphysical orientation espoused by Deleuze...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
... with tonal features. To demonstrate the utility of characteristic tonality, the article concludes by comparing the tonal language of German-texted balletts by Hans Leo Hassler with those of Morley and his Italian models. These three repertoires manifest tonal characteristics in richly multifaceted ways...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 63–97.
Published: 01 April 2015
... several concepts related to tonal disunity in Russian- and English-language sources, including tonal pairing, directional tonality, and mutability, and offer my own definition of mutability, understood in Schenkerian terms. I then briefly discuss these phenomena in the style to which the Vigil belongs...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 269–281.
Published: 01 October 2019
... from indige- nous languages, while picaflor comes from Spanish (26). 2 Leonard Meyer s (1956) much earlier Emotion and Mean- ing in Music addresses such issues. Research in both musi- cal cognition and cognition in general later turned from the study of disembodied minds to that of minds situated...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 121–140.
Published: 01 April 2010
... it to, though she has made a first leap into that world, or a first leap toward it. Cavell goes on to describe the process of growing into collective life and language as a series of these leaps. But as he continues, he makes clear that one does not stop leaping, or that the need for leaping does...
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Journal of Music Theory (2024) 68 (1): 133–140.
Published: 01 April 2024
... languages toward artificial languages (Hudson Kam and Newport 2005 ) and conlangs (Schreyer 2021 ) to show that the process of learning and creating new languages can elucidate the mechanisms of language learning while also creating real-world shifts in worldview among the learners themselves. Music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 189–206.
Published: 01 April 2005
...: Tracking identifications in Contemporary Hollywood Film Music . New York: Routledge. Kramer, Lawrence. 1990 . Music as Cultural Practice . Berkeley: University of California Press. Laplanche, Jean, and J. B. Pontalis. 1973 . The Language of Psycho-analysis . New York: Norton. Leppert, Richard...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 262–272.
Published: 01 October 2022
...) of the same partimento by Fedele Fenaroli, Gjerdingen shows that the living oral tradition of Naples gradually became in France the subject of written manuals, often taught by people not completely fluent in that language. Thus, this last part of the book discusses how artists transformed generic patterns...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 487–494.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Ontology Representation Expression Language Understanding Tonality Form Content Value Analysis Performance Culture Various subdisciplinary concerns are represented. Acousticians may claim Sound and Tone. Music theorists will be at home with those two, and also...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
...- century composers but “as witnesses” of “those basic assumptions about signs, language, and representation shared by composers, librettists, and philoso- phers” (4). Rumph identifies a good deal of such assumptions that shine through the surface of Mozart’s music. The richness and intellectual...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 57–65.
Published: 01 April 2014
... . Schoenberg’s Transformation of Musical Language . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Headlam David . 1996 . The Music of Alban Berg . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . ———. 2012 . Review: Patricia Hall, Berg’s “Wozzeck.” Music Theory Online 18/2 . Jarman Douglas...