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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 221–251.
Published: 01 October 2011
... as a mere codification of formal elements than as a means of coming to terms with the music it considers. Works Cited Bent Ian . 1987 . Analysis . New York : Norton . Bonds Mark Evan . 1991 . Wordless Rhetoric: Musical Form and the Metaphor of the Oration . Cambridge, MA...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 April 2015
...André Redwood This article seeks to broaden our conventional historical account of the intersection between music and rhetoric by examining that intersection in the music-theoretical writings of Marin Mersenne (1588–1648). Mersenne’s discussion of rhetoric, found chiefly in his Harmonie universelle...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 April 2008
... considered rather routine. Through scrutiny of modal references and explanatory rhetoric within the treatise, this study corrects some modern readings of Hucbald's teaching on mode and offers a new assessment of the relationship between modal lore and venerable Boethian theory in Hucbald's theoretical...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 87–118.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of each segment, phrase, and period), cadential hemiolas emerge as consonant agents, in the large rhetorical scheme of things. These hemiolas, which intensify the end-accented beats, assert the notated meter, not the metrical displacement. In so doing, they either reinforce the basic metrical premise...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2020
... is provided to classify such pairs. This reframing of phrase-structural analysis in predictive terms opens it up to the hermeneutic strategies of dialogic analysis, by allowing for the exploration of the rhetorical and expressive effects of failed predictions. This article further proposes a way to use corpus...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of syntax with rhetoric” (36) because syntax applies to succession of words within a sentence, whereas topics operate on the level of a whole piece. In this way, Powers turns back to Ratner’s formulation of topic theory, which frames topics within musical rhetoric. Ironically, this very...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 383–418.
Published: 01 October 2013
...,” perhaps just a second-level default as 18th-c. progresses) • Subordinate theme rhetoric without prior MC (TR of the dissolving restatement type switches to “independent, tonally stable TR of the lyrical variety) • “Wrong key” MC (the CF may accomplish the actual modulation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 263–279.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and the Musical Idea . Cambridge University Press , 2014 : xxviii + 437 pp. ( $110.00 cloth) © 2016 by Yale University 2016 Works Cited Bonds Mark Evan . 1991 . Wordless Rhetoric: Musical Form and the Metaphor of the Oration . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Caplin...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 127–169.
Published: 01 April 2000
...: Breitkopf und Härtel. ———. 1868 . Die Lehre von der musikalischen Komposition, praktisch-theoretisch. 7th ed. 4 vols. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel. Palisca, Claude. 1972 . “Ut oratoria musica: The Rhetorical Basis of Musical Mannerism.” In The Meaning of Mannerism , eds. F. W. Robinson and S...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 211–251.
Published: 01 October 2006
... lan- guage and music is hardly isomorphic. While linguistic concepts that reside in the realm of pure sound (phonology) and performance (rhetoric) have been commandeered with relative ease by music scholars, the application of linguistic notions...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 271–281.
Published: 01 October 2011
... that ‘minorness’ would be taken affectively in and of itself at the time” (17). McKinney’s conclusion is that “the flat and its sonic effect are best understood rhetorically” (19). The main difficulty with this argument is that it denies a priori the very...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 283–310.
Published: 01 October 2010
...- stood as “progressive,” then it must also be in some sense “freely chosen.” In rhetoric that, I will maintain, stems from ethical commitments characteristic of the national liberalism that Helmholtz exemplified for his generation, he instructs us...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
... : 686 -95. Frappier, Jean. 1973 . Amour courtois et table ronde . Publications romanes et françaises, 126 . Geneva: Droz. Gallo, Ernest, ed. and trans. 1971 . The Poetria nova and Its Sources in Early Rhetorical Doctrine . The Hague: Mouton. Gennrich, Friedrich. 1921, 1927 . Rondeaux...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... original work into a new language/performance medium, without commentary or addition. II. Cavell’s borrowing, and Cavell’s “way” Most of Cavell’s chapters—indeed, most of his paragraphs—explicitly invoke the name and ideas of other writers; one might say his rhetorical style is decid...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of fifths yet basically keeps d in a holding pattern. The transformed subject thus serves its rhetorical purpose, not in isola- tion but when presented successively, forming a modulating exposition, which David Schulenberg (2006, 407) regards...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (2): 181–218.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., Delivery, Delivery!': Crowning the Rhetorical Process of Haydn's Keyboard Sonatas.” In Haydn and the Performance of Rhetoric , ed. Tom Beghin and Sander M. Goldberg, 131 -71. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Caplin, William. 1987 . “The `Expanded Cadential Progression': A Category...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2003
.... Banfield, Ann. 1982 . Unspeakable Sentences: Narration and Representation in the Language of Fiction . London: Routledge. Birchler, David. 1991 . “Nature and Autobiography in the Music of Gustav Mahler.” Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Booth, Wayne. 1983 . The Rhetoric of Fiction...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 225–272.
Published: 01 October 2003
... 225 century, and even then, as will be shown, more as a special rhetorical effect than as a regular compositional technique. It is not only a distinc- tive technique of the common practice, but also co-extensive with it. At this point, it is useful to define the term, even if it is clear...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 190–204.
Published: 01 April 2001
... mostly take for granted, and one can think clearly about them for oneself, stripped of the anxiety of utility for analysis (that is, for constructing graphs of real pieces) and of the rhetor- ical excess of the Schenker advocacy literature. Chapter 1 has seven sections, each of which (except...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
...- cially in minor-key pieces. He uses dominant harmony strategically, pairing weak dominant arrivals with stronger tonic cadences. His cadential rhetoric is generally stronger than that of his models; frequently this involves introducing pre-dominant harmony...