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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (2): 301–332.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Steven Strunk NOTES ON HARMONY IN WAYNE SHORTER’S COMPOSITIONS, 1964–67 Steven Strunk The tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter is widely recognized as a con- summate improviser, but his historical...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 143–170.
Published: 01 October 2017
.... This statement would not be supported by the underlying data, however, since half of the verse sections are longer than their corresponding chorus sec- tions, while the other half are shorter. The observed difference in means (3.50 versus 5.50) is not, therefore...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 October 2013
... are shorter than those from beats 3 to 1 that immediately precede or follow them. More arresting is the relationship among the interonset intervals of downbeats. As Terauchi suggests, the tempo—specifically, the tempo of downbeats —accelerates...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 37–61.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and concludes with a long rest, namely, the 5-beat rest marked G.P. Once again, the pitches sounded just before the rest recur as the first attacks after the rest.11 Parts 3(a) and 3(b) feature a rising and falling right- hand melody (D) and conclude with a much shorter notated silence (15 6 beats). Despite...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 October 2020
... was realized in musical sound, not in image. This paved the way for notational practices characteristic of the ars nova, such as remote and partial imperfection (the removal of less than one-third of a note s value by an adjacent shorter note). Desmond argues that these contrasting approaches were also repre...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 April 2021
... discussed above. Almost any segment of choreography that is understood as a unit could be called a figure. Short figures can combine to make larger figure groups, and long figures can be understood as composed of several shorter units. Because dance figures necessarily require steps for their execution...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (2): 219–249.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of interval class 1 in the cycle changes the position of a set by 0.52 Lw to a new location on the circle. In other Fourier spaces for twelve-tone equal temperament, the same voice-leading cycle takes a similar trajectory through Fourier space, yet possibly with a shorter period. To return...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 169–223.
Published: 01 October 2012
... polyphony. Renaissance notation also indicates rests of various lengths.  no rest shorter than a half note is available. Even though multiples of the whole-note rest were employed in the style, there is no loss of generality in breaking down any...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 144–150.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of interruption as a basic characteristic of sonata form? For those movements in which the remains on top while an inner voice proceeds (viz. such as this movement, or K. 333, Beethoven s op. 14/I, Seventh Symphony, Clementi s op. 36/4, or a shorter example the contrasting phrase (mm. 9 12) of the Theme...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 11–16.
Published: 01 April 2021
... is recursive. Just as poetic readers track feet, lines, and verses, music listeners track shorter and longer groups. We might think of a larger unit of meter, such as a measure, as similarly bundling a series of points. But points can't bundle, since they have no duration and thus can't be adjacent to one...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 October 2014
... as multiple shorter analytical vignettes, demonstrate the application of those tools in works or passages of music from Bach to Brahms. Rings realizes the study’s ambition with brilliance, demonstrating the power and flexibility that transforma- tional...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 181–188.
Published: 01 April 2005
... registral connection between∞ B2 and A2. Sig- nificantly, however, he does not point out a formal feature that distin- guishes it from all the suite’s other movements (though it is not unique in Bach): The prelude ends, after a slightly shorter contrasting section, with a return...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 131–149.
Published: 01 April 2013
... discontinuity.” An analysis of Chopin’s F -major Prelude, op. 28/13, illustrates the dif­ ♯ ference between chronological form and logical form, the latter a qualitative ordering of the piece’s eight segments from more expansive, closed units in the tonic to shorter ones...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and thus less frequently rotated than the shorter schemas), and (6) meta, a rather different approach than the others. While the first five categories are all defined by their Roman-numeral progression (e.g., II V I or V VI IV I), meta schemata are defined by a voice-leading fragment that guides...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 283–314.
Published: 01 October 1999
... follow the rules of first species fairly closely (al- though five successive six-three chords might be considered too many in a row and a seven-note cantus firmus is shorter than what is usually allowed). In Example 2b, the highest part is delayed to create a series of 7-6 suspensions in accord...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... to which they appear in secondary literature. Inevi- tably, specialists will quibble with the omission of particular theorists or trea- tises. In general, anonymous texts are given the shorter end of the stick, com- prising only fourteen separate entries. Some readers will be disappointed...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 October 1999
.... In the second case the polyrhythm begins 261 Example 4 Example 5 Example 6 differently, not on the down beat, but on the fourth quarter of m. 4, and is shortened by the shorter arpeggiation. In summary, the revision of the tonal structure...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 457–469.
Published: 01 October 2001
... prototype along with Pattern A. Notice, in particular, how this expansion takes the two shorter notes of Pattern A and makes them equal to the long note. Next, Figure 5c replicates the expanded prototype, and expands it further by repeating its final measure. Although the next expansion given in Figure...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 159–180.
Published: 01 April 2008
... assai, a text set for Mastino della Scala by both Magister Piero and Giovanni da Firenze. Both composers may have intended to depict sexual intimacy, Leach suggests, by employing a shorter canonic distance in the ritornello. It should be noted...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 155–164.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and performance as parallel modes of musical engagement but also reflects now- prevalent views of analytical structures as metaphorical rather than “real.”8 The first, somewhat shorter part of the book (titled “A Theory of Musical Interpretation”) develops his thesis...