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Published: 01 October 2021
Example 7. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra , Prelude: Fiesco, “Il lacerato spirito.” More
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 3.3. ( top ) Measure 4 of Ruth Crawford Seeger's Prelude no. 9 balances sevenths in the right hand against seconds in the left, their approximate complements. ( bottom ) Measure 13 juxtaposes sevenths and quintic chords in the right hand against quartal and quintic chords in the left. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marianne Kielian-Gilbert Intensely chromatic and tonally open, Bach's chorale prelude “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist,” BWV 614, suggests different contexts of reception “as-music-analysis.” I imagine a reception of the prelude as liturgical-musical contemplation and religious experience. I construe...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 April 2006
...David Temperley My discussion of Bach's chorale prelude “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist” centers on its key structure: the hierarchical arrangement of keys in the piece and the relationships between them. In the course of this discussion, I make a number of observations about the nature of key...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Friedman borrowing Bach in Gavotte (1948); Cavell borrowing Emerson versus Berio borrowing Mahler in Sinfonia (1960); and Cavell borrowing Derrida reading Austin versus Richard Beaudoin borrowing Martha Argerich reading Chopin in Étude d'un prélude IV—Black Wires (2009). Cavell's theories of the voice...
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Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (2): 295–324.
Published: 01 October 2004
... piano preludes (“Ondine” and “Brouillards,” both from Book 2). Aside from showing that Stravinsky was not the first composer to employ this formal model, these analyses show that Cone’s theory is eas- ily adaptable to the unique demands of a work, for Debussy’s use of strat- ified form is in some...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 April 2005
... it. In addressing the two complete compositions analyzed in part II, Beach for the first time deals with provenance. In chapter 5, on the keyboard suite BWV818a, we are told that the work exists in two largely identical versions, except that the one chosen contains a prelude and substitutes a variant...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 October 2009
...: Cambridge University Press. DeLong, Kenneth. 1991 . “Roads Taken and Retaken: Foreground Ambiguity in Chopin's Prelude in A-flat, op. 28, no. 17.” Canadian University Music Review 11 / 1 : 34 –49. Eigeldinger, Jean-Jacques. 1986 . Chopin: Pianist and Teacher as Seen by His Pupils . New York...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
... practice of using the four master tropes to read the implicit ideologies behind published analyses of Chopin’s preludes. Korsyn’s reading of these analyses reminds us that irony is related to part/part relationships. He argues, for example, that one possible perspective on Chopin’s preludes...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 1999
... along with this point, the Tristan analy- sis offered does little to support it—at least not for the reasons given. It treats the return of material from both the prelude and “Liebestod” at the close of Act III, where, according to Kinderman, one of the music drama’s principal dramatic issues...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 101–133.
Published: 01 April 1999
... similar subdominant returns, and some of these may be based upon octave lines. Two more Bach ex- amples come immediately to mind: the F major Invention, and the E major Prelude from Book I of the WTC. The first displays prominent tetrachordal motives like those of the Preludio, and the second features...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 April 2013
... and structural high points rarely coincide. The author discusses expressive high points in Schubert’s “An die Musik,” Chopin’s Prelude in C, op. 28/1, Wagner’s Tristan Prelude, and even passages from Mahler’s Tenth Symphony (i) and Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta (i). The author...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 483–487.
Published: 01 October 2001
..., “Associative Harmony: The Reciprocity of Ideas in Musical Space,” in In Theory Only, vol. 10, no.1–2 (September 1987): 31–64, Carl Schachter, “The Prelude in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4: autograph sources and inter- pretation,” in Chopin Studies 2, ed. John Rink and Jim Samson (Cambridge: Cam...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., exemplified in lesson 1 by actual musical examples alongside hypothetical ones, are ways of “expressing harmony through a melodic line” (3). Linear progressions embody some of the dynamism inherent in the constitutive lines of a Bach or Chopin prelude, a Mozart or Beethoven sonata, a Haydn string...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2003
... for the Instrumental Music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven . New York: Oxford University Press. Chopin, Frédéric. 1943 . Preludes for the Piano . Ed. Rafael Joseffy. G. Schirmer: New York. ____. 1968 . Préludes . Ed. Ewald Zimmermann. G. Henle Verlag: Munich. Cone, Edward T. 1977 . “Three Ways to Read...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (2): 245–276.
Published: 01 October 2007
... the Nocturne in C≥ minor (op. posth the Grand Polonaise Brillante op. 22, and the Barcarolle op. 60. It is even more common in Chopin to find a silence separating the final cadential gesture from the rest of the piece. Consider the Preludes, for exam- ple. Silences separate the main body from...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 63–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Sequences with block transposition t5 in the four voices of the sequence from Figure 15. 90 J O U R N A L o f M U S I C T H E O R Y 29 Some analyses of the E-minor prelude observe quasi- sequential patterns in the phrase, without explicitly call- ing it a harmonic sequence. Schachter (1994: 171 74...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (2): 273–320.
Published: 01 October 2008
... dramatically over time in step with the evolution of harmonic thinking. Generations of musicians have been exquisitely aware that the polyphony of a motet by Machaut is quite unlike that of a Bach cho- rale prelude, both of which are similarly unlike...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 3–4.
Published: 01 April 2006
... and to highlight JMT’s historical editorial breadth, we asked three leading music theorists to examine “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist,” a short and intense cho- rale prelude by J. S. Bach. All authors are struck by the extraordinary fea- tures of this work. William Renwick, well known as a scholar...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 189–222.
Published: 01 October 2022
... that was previously thought to be impossible, often in the form of a combination of musical elements that appear to be irreconcilable. That combination could be topical. For instance, in his study of Chopin's Prelude in A major, op. 28/7 (Mazel’ 1966 : 24–26; 1971 ; also see Zavlunov 2014 ), Mazel’ refers...
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