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Journal of Music Theory (2002) 46 (1-2): 207–283.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Olli Väisälä PROLONGATION OF HARMONIES RELATED TO THE HARMONIC SERIES IN EARLY POST-TONAL MUSIC Olli Väisälä 1. Introduction In the history of music theory, the notion that a significant relationship exists between...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Robert P. Morgan Taking my own Schenker-derived view of dissonant prolongations as a point of departure, this article attempts to clarify this phenomenon by considering it in relation to tonal prolongation. This is accomplished in three ways: by reconsidering Schenker's mature attitude toward...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Diego Cubero The concept of prolongation in Schenkerian analysis broadly describes the elaboration of a vertical sonority. Among the most basic ways to prolong a chord is by arpeggiating it, such that it governs the time span of its arpeggiation. In Heinrich Schenker's writings, however...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 211–251.
Published: 01 October 2006
... simultaneously as a local, harmonic event and as a global, formal event. On the local level, it may either prolong one harmony or progress from one to another. On the global level, it can serve a variety of formal functions: highlighting salient cadences; opening a space for virtuosic display; and developing...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
... of interactions of prolongational, associative, or stretto-like musical figurations in the prelude. These “differences” in orientation become creative and expressive of newly available content, multiplying interactions of composition and text, reception and analysis. Inventing a Melody with Harmony Tonal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 April 2019
... important tonal events such as prolongations and cadences. Using diatonic position finding to aid the analyst in determining a chord’s status, the article offers five preference factors to identify the most likely triadic tonicizers. This leads to some general conclusions regarding tonicizing chords...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 241–281.
Published: 01 October 2020
... pitch class transpositions show the scales and melodies that prolong third-related harmonies also participate in their own third relations. 241 Journal of Music Theory 64:2, October 2020 DOI 10.1215/00222909-8550795 © 2020 by Yale University Modal Spelled Pitch Class, La-Minor Solfège, and Schubert s...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 April 2000
... challenges. Such fundamental determinations as boundaries for harmonic prolongations, the hierarchical significance of tonicized Stufen, the relative structural sta- tus of linear progressions, the identity of the Kopfton, and even analysis of foreground melodic diminution can be the source...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 451–485.
Published: 01 October 2000
... Burkhart. He has coined the term “first-order motive” by which he refers to certain very basic tonal configurations that appear in deep middleground and that can then be copied and elaborated at more local levels. Because of the nature of hierarchical networks, first-level prolongations [=those...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 483–487.
Published: 01 October 2001
... and structural tones. The excerpts for analysis include themes and varia- tions first, then polyphonic melodies. Chapter 3. “Bass Lines and Harmonic Structure” begins with a dis- cussion of tonic prolongation achieved by means of bass lines, using pass- 484 ing and neighboring motions. These lines...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 149–180.
Published: 01 October 2016
...–IV–I a “prolongation of tonic within an incomplete I–V–I articulation of the tonal system, and therefore more static and less dynamic than a full hearing of the usual bass arpeggiation.” Journal of Music Theory  60:2, October 2016 DOI 10.1215/00222909-3651838  © 2016 by Yale University...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 143–179.
Published: 01 October 2006
..., the passage is remarkable for the manner in which it blurs the normally clear distinction between associative and prolongational connection. The situation involves tension between the onset of a new formal section in D minor at m. 16 and the delay of a structural D tonic until m. 20 or even m...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 119–143.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... is understood to be subsumed within the larger dominant prolongation that extends from the second theme in the exposition, m. 14 ff., through the development section, and across to the dominant of m. 57. Specifi- cally, Schenker interprets the subdominant as a composed-out seventh of that prolonged dominant...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 1999
... one of the richest topics of research in the field; and much that is useful and productive has come out of it, including innovative ideas on tonal pairing, symmetrical pitch formations (in particular, equal octave division), and dissonant prolongations. Yet the field remains wide open, with little...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2001
...”; “Auskomponierung”; “Coupling”; “Divider”; “Initial ascent”; “Interruption”; “Layer”; “Motion from an inner voice”; “Obligatory register”; “Prolongation”; “Reaching over”; “Register transfer”; “Stufe”; “Tonicization”; “Unfolding”; “Urlinie”; “Ursatz”; “Zug” Anyone who keeps an ear to the disciplinary...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 October 2009
....” In The Masterwork in Music , Vol. 3 , ed. Ian Bent, trans. Derrick Puffett and Alfred Clayton, 10 –68. New York: Cambridge University Press. Sobaskie, James. 2007–8 . “Precursive Prolongation in the Préludes of Chopin.” Journal for the Society of Musicology in Ireland 3 : 25 –61. Suurpää, Lauri...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 April 2018
...) movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C minor, K. 491, Schachter reminds us of different patterns of salience in the articulation of harmonic goals: “We can have important harmonic goals that are not prolonged at enormous length, that are not necessarily given...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 233–261.
Published: 01 October 2001
...- 239 egorization by moving from an area of doubtful tonality to a final resolu- tion into E minor (Williamson 1996, 218–19). I shall now present the evidence both for and against hearing the open- ing tonic of “Phänomen” as prolonged. Two facts support the notion that “Phänomen...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 301–332.
Published: 01 October 2005
... used in the vamplike first eight measures. “Iris” (Table 2c), when interpreted in F minor, ends on a minor dominant chord (Cm7) prolonged by two applications of an upper neigh- bor substitute dominant as a suffix: Cm7 D≤7 Cm7 D≤7. The last of these Table 3 a. “Deluge” 1 2 3 4...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 31–71.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... In enlarging ordered strings, composers place both the object and its enlargement within formal and prolongational contexts that are determined by harmonic support and voice-leading transformation (un- folding, reaching over, register manipulations, etc The nature of the association between object...