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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 October 1999
... 8 : 63 –115. SWING AND MOTIVE IN THREE PERFORMANCES BY OSCAR PETERSON* Steve Larson Oscar Peterson really swings. Whatever their assessment of other as- pects of his playing, his fans and detractors agree about...
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Published: 01 April 2022
Example 1. The opening motive of Beethoven's Symphony no. 5, op. 67. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1a. Conceptual model for the category “motive forms of the opening of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony” (Zbikowski 2002 : 47). More
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Figure 4a. Twenty-seven csegs from the motive family in mm. 1–37 of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. More
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Example 4. A potential new motive from Beethoven Symphony no. 5, op. 67, i, mm. 35–36. More
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Example 5. A shorter motive in Beethoven Symphony no. 5, op. 67, i, mm. 182–87. More
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Figure 5b. Contiguous recency-oriented mapping of 〈=–〉 onto the Beethoven motive family tree. More
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Figure 5c. Mapping of 〈=–〉 onto the Beethoven motive family tree, omitting the middle position. More
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Example 6. Five-note motive variant in Beethoven’s Symphony no. 5, op. 67, i, mm. 39–40, second violin. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 280–290.
Published: 01 October 2022
...John Y. Lawrence johnyilawrence@gmail.com Brent Auerbach . Musical Motives: A Theory and Method for Analyzing Shape in Music . Oxford University Press , 2021 : 400 pp. ( $99.00 hardcover , $97.99 e-book). Copyright © 2022 by Yale University 2022 Works Cited...
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Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (1): 69–98.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Analysis and Post-Tonal Music.” In Aspects of Schenkerian Theory , ed. David Beach. New Haven: Yale University Press, 153 -86. Benjamin, William E. 1979 . “Ideas of Order in Motivic Music.” Music Theory Spectrum 1 : 23 -34. Benjamin, William E. 1974 . “The Structure of Atonal Music by Allen...
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Published: 01 October 2022
Figure 1. Summary of Auerbach's symbols for representing pitch motives. More
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Published: 01 April 2022
Figure 1b. Conceptual model representing Quinn's motivic categorization for his “family M,” showing the hidden category of cardinality. More
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Figure 5a. Contiguous diachronic (primacy-oriented) mapping of 〈=–〉 onto the Beethoven motive family tree. More
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Figure 4b. Contour tree and CAS probability matrix representing the twenty-seven members of the Beethoven motive family. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 143–179.
Published: 01 October 2006
... for the sonorities involved (as defined by Schenkerian analysis), and the interconnection of these sonorities in processes of motivic development. Through this motivic interconnection, the sonorities achieve an ontological status partially independent of their individual linear-contrapuntal environments. Each...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 April 2006
... a multifaceted perspective on time suggested by the change of year. In particular, the chromatic fourth becomes a tonality-defining element that contrasts the essentially diatonic melody. I suggest that the tonal and motivic balances in the piece reflect the duality of regret for the past and hope for the future...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of staging a motivic parsing through timbre and articulation (after Webern). These differently related interpretive and perceptual contexts shape experience and invoke orientations by which the music-structural aspects of a work can be construed and experienced. Bringing two or more contexts together...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 October 2017
... techniques, because they stem from a desire to emphasize and systematically realize the very harmonic elements and relationships that motivated their development. The article outlines a typology of methods of composing out that are central to Boulez’s compositional style in a broader sense. In this way...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 85–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
... with the thematic process, whereby the network of pitch relations becomes drawn into the unfolding of the work’s motivic logic. It is argued that, under Sibelius’s extreme the-maticism, melodic organization intersects with macroharmony and scale, blurring the distinction between hierarchical levels of pitch...