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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
... courtois , now a common label for “high-style” songs. Other literary scholars, notably Paul Zumthor and Pierre Bec, have discussed problems in classifying styles and genres. References to genres in medieval texts are ambiguous, and manuscripts rarely group songs by genre. Theorists such as Raimon Vidal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 123–149.
Published: 01 April 2008
... in the musical traditions of her day. A historiographical overview reveals that nineteenth-century scholars were already aware of these similarities, in contrast to scholarship of the last thirty years, which has focused on Hildegard's originality. 2008 2008 Jennifer Bain is associate professor...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 255–304.
Published: 01 October 2009
... describe and give detailed criteria for identifying each technique. In doing so, I provide a new vocabulary by which scholars and analysts can model the way in which they hear chromatic music from this period. 2009 2009 Kyle Adams is assistant professor of music theory and aural skills...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (1): 53–86.
Published: 01 April 2012
...–A) in the first piano piece. Scholars have noted this revision, acknowledging Brahms’s role as the anonymous editor of these pieces. Yet why Schubert crossed out this entire section in the manuscript remains unanswered. Focusing on the first two Klavierstücke , since both occur within the same manuscript...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jeffrey DeThorne Correlating particular instrumental colors with pitch chromaticism, three early twentieth-century scholars demonstrate how a methodical use of colorful winds, less colorful strings, and wind-string mixtures informed actual orchestrational practices. After demonstrating how Wagner’s...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 287–320.
Published: 01 October 2013
... as well as scholars make claims about hearing and learning, often unexamined, the author refers to distinctions and experimental work drawn from the cognitive sciences. Allan Keiler is professor of music at Brandeis University. His research areas include the history of theory and Franz Liszt. He...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 191–234.
Published: 01 October 2015
... technique. Though a number of previous scholars have addressed this phenomenon, some of its crucial aspects are thus far underexplored or even unacknowledged. After reviewing several basic characteristics of Shostakovich's twelve-tone usage, this article expands and refines our understanding of his twelve...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
..., scholars have identified with the English madrigal. To situate this repertoire in relation to repertoires we more commonly identify as tonal, this article introduces the notion of characteristic tonality, an inclusive concept that provides a vocabulary for analyzing and distinguishing among repertoires...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Daphne Tan Ernst Kurth's writings on musical form, while celebrated by many scholars, have been subject to differing interpretations and outright dismissal. Bruckner (1925), his best-known exposition on form, is daunting in scope and idiosyncratic in tone. A more sizable challenge, however...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
...John Roeder Arvo Pärt's strict and elemental compositional procedures, which have been described and evaluated critically by several scholars, are here expressed via a mathematical formalism drawn from theories of musical transformations. The analytical opportunities that this perspective provides...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Richard Cohn Abstract Scholars of music and dance have subtly different conceptions of musical time, which can lead to misunderstandings in interdisciplinary communication. These conceptual distinctions may be rooted in the embodied experience of performance: the energy required to create dance...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 489–490.
Published: 01 October 2001
... musicologists, systematic musicologists, musicians and composers in its mem- bership and activities. It encourages interaction between all kinds of music-ori- ented scholars and postgraduate students, including interdisciplinary scholars, composers and performer-researchers. The organizing committee...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 April 2021
... the field, that those involved in dance ethnography began much earlier to work closely with music. This branch of study has engaged scholars formally since the early 1950s. An outstanding example of this is the state-supported work in the “socialist bloc” of Eastern European folk dance researchers, who...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 141.
Published: 01 April 2006
... will be given biennially for the best article published in JMT by a scholar untenured at the time of submission. It will carry a cash award of $2000. For fifty years, the Journal of Music Theory has fostered conceptual and technical innovations in abstract, systematic musical thought...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2008
... music theory jour- nals, it might seem that few scholars work on music and theory before 1600. Surveying the thirty-year run of the journal Music Theory Spectrum, one finds only 23 out of approximately 240 articles that discuss music or theory between ancient Greece and the late sixteenth century...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 311–324.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Scholar in residence at the University of Edinburgh's Department of Linguistics and English Language. Aniruddh D. Patel Music, Language, and the Brain Deutsch, Diana. 1999 . The Psychology of Music , 2nd ed. San Diego: Academic Press. Huron, David. 2006 . Sweet Anticipation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 April 2021
... of our efforts to capture it. Modern technology has solved the problem. The moving image can now be reproduced and disseminated easily, within the legal limits of fair use. During the last decade, a new generation of scholars has pioneered remarkable analytic work on music for the dance, and dance...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 141.
Published: 01 April 2017
... article published in JMT by a scholar untenured at time of submis- sion. It carries a cash award of $2,000, which in this instance has been divided evenly between the two authors of the winning article. The awardee is deter- mined by a selection committee of scholars unaffiliated with Yale or with any...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 495–498.
Published: 01 October 2000
... “on the way out.” Of course, the pundits were wrong. Rock has become the dominant music of youth culture, just as jazz has become increasingly accepted as a kind of “alternative art music,” and scholars have contributed a large body of literature for the detailed study of rock. Curiously, however...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... for nonspecialists and for courses on early music. The years since the publication of Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker have seen the publication of numerous new resources for the students and scholars of the history of theory. These include the Cambridge History of West­ ern Music Theory...