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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Chorals . Edited by Albert Riemenschneider. Bryn Mawr, PA: O. Ditson. Bach, Johann Sebastian. 1941 . 371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass . Edited by Albert Riemenschneider. New York: G. Schirmer. Bach, Johann Sebastian. [1958–1985] 1999 . J. S. Bach Organ Works, vol...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2015) 59 (2): 191–234.
Published: 01 October 2015
...-tone melodies by situating them within the context of the broader concept of aggregate melodies. These melodies divide into four types, which are also relevant for music by other composers, and can be further described in terms of the relative tightness or looseness of their structural features. The...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2006) 50 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 April 2006
...William Renwick This essay discusses tonal ambiguity in the chorale melody “Das alte Jahr” and suggests a poetic interpretation of Bach's chorale. Expressive elements such as the passus duriusculus , the sospiro , and pervasive chromaticism are woven into a radical tonal plan that reflects a...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
... interpenetration of melody and harmony and define the field of possibilities in which each melodic/harmonic change takes place—a “space” in which the changes can be heard as meaningful in relation both to themselves and to the text. Overall, these results suggest how the ostensibly mechanical melodic and harmonic...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2016) 60 (1): 23–50.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of Kentucky and co-founding editor of the online journal Analytical Approaches to World Music . © 2016 by Yale University 2016 contour pitch melody rhythm normalization analytical notation Works Cited Bor Mustafa . 2009 . “Contour Reduction Algorithms: A Theory of Pitch and Duration...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2008) 52 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 April 2008
... demonstration that an orderly substructure of rational precept anchored the melodies; and a corollary drive to connect prestigious Greek music theory (circulating under the authority of Boethius and central to the liberal arts curriculum) to the contemporary...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2019) 63 (1): 145–152.
Published: 01 April 2019
... ( accessed July 6, 2017 ). Cook Nicholas . 1998 . Analyzing Musical Multimedia . New York : Oxford University Press . Gorbman Claudia . 1987 . Unheard Melodies: Narrative Film Music . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Hatten Robert . 2004 . Interpreting Musical...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2000) 44 (1): 127–169.
Published: 01 April 2000
...., Princeton University. Grétry, André-Modeste. 1789 . Mémoires, ou Essais sur la musique . Paris: Imprimerie de la République. Groth, Renate. 1983 . Die französische Kompositionslehre des 19. Jahrhunderts . Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner. Hollander, John. 1988 . Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Occitania and France in the Thirteenth Century.” Early Music History 16 : 1 -53. ____. 2000 . “Genre as a Determinant of Melody in the Songs of the Troubadours and the Trouvères.” In Medieval Lyric: Genres in Historical Context , ed. William D. Paden, 273 -96. Urbana: University of Illinois Press...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2012) 56 (1): 87–120.
Published: 01 April 2012
... The predictability of lines might play an important role in determining whether any virtual agents they create are leading or subordinate. While leading agents are established by such lines as melodies and countermelo- dies, subordinate agents are created by...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2006) 50 (2): 277–290.
Published: 01 October 2006
... Rothgeb. New York: Schirmer. Kamien, Roger. 1993 . “Conflicting Metrical Patterns in Accompaniment and Melody in Works by Beethoven and Mozart: A Preliminary Study.” Journal of Music Theory 37 : 311 -48. McClelland, Ryan. 2006 . “Extended Upbeats in the Classical Minuet: Interactions with...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 1999) 43 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 October 1999
... Washington. Neumeyer, David. 1987 . The Three-Part Ursatz. In Theory Only 10 (1–2): 3 –29. Owens, Thomas. 1974 . Charlie Parker: Techniques of Improvisation . Ph.D. diss., University of California at Los Angeles. Williams, Martin. 1966 . Where is the Melody?: A Listener's Introduction to...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2005) 49 (2): 241–275.
Published: 01 October 2005
...-step on two levels of tonal structure. And the melody echoes that descent in m. 4. The A section ends with a “linking motive.” I call it the “linking motive” because it participates in a kind of hidden repetition that Schenker called Knüpftechnik or “linkage technique”: the motive that ends the...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2001) 45 (2): 483–487.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... Chapter 2. “Melody and Counterpoint” offers an examination of the relationships among the diatonic tones of major and minor scales, and leads to a discussion of structural levels and introduces the concept of pro- longation: “Stepwise motion provides the greatest possible continuity in a melody” (p...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2003) 47 (1): 125–154.
Published: 01 April 2003
... . “Conflicting Metrical Patterns in Accompaniment and Melody in Works by Mozart and Beethoven: A Preliminary Study.” Journal of Music Theory 37 : 311 -50. Keller, Hans. 1960 . “Principles of Composition (II).” The Score 27 : 9 -21. Komar, Arthur. 1971 . Theory of Suspensions . Princeton, NJ...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2016) 60 (2): 213–262.
Published: 01 October 2016
... shimmering effect in the upper register. This quality dominates in the piano right hand and in the vertical combinations. However, in the harmonic- content left hand, which plays the middle-register “melody,” f2 predominates. The third avoidance of this harmonic...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2003) 47 (1): 41–101.
Published: 01 April 2003
... 3 : 1 -30. Keller, Hans. 1986 . The Great Haydn Quartets: Their Interpretation. London: J. M. Dent. Koch, Heinrich Christoph. 1782-93/ 1983 . Introductory Essay on Composition: The Mechanical Rules of Melody, Sections 3 and 4. Translation and commentary by Nancy Kovaleff Baker. New Haven...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2000) 44 (2): 261–322.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., Fétis had speculated that someday, someone would do for rhythm what had been done for harmony and melody: find the essential transitional element that would admit rhythmic modulations into music (Fétis 1832, 198, col. 1). Fétis’s concern with rhythm was not unique in the theoretical literature of...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 October 2010) 54 (2): 311–324.
Published: 01 October 2010
... cogent and sensitive account of these three highly technical fields and their interrelationships, while assiduously resisting facile or sensational conclusions. The book is organized into deceptively neat topics, each occupy- ing a chapter: pitch and timbre, rhythm, melody, syntax, meaning, and...
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Journal of Music Theory (1 April 2011) 55 (1): 43–88.
Published: 01 April 2011
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