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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., beyond elucidating aspects of structural organization that have been overlooked in his music, the article suggests ways of formally defining aspects of his style. What this study adds to our understanding of Boulez’s music from this period is a theoretical framework that explains the functional role...
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Journal of Music Theory (2004) 48 (2): 337–354.
Published: 01 October 2004
...Heather Platt Peter H. Smith Expressive Forms in Brahms's Instrumental Music: Structure and Meaning in His Werther Quartet Indiana University Press, 2005: ix+325 pp. ($49.95 cloth) 2004 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 2004 Agawu, Kofi. 1997 . “Analyzing Music under...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 181–210.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Lauri Suurpää This study examines interactions among form, Schenkerian voice-leading structure, and certain dramatic features in two Mozart expositions: the second movement of the G-minor symphony, K. 550, and the opening movement of the G-minor string quintet, K. 516. The analyses frequently...
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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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Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” More
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 119–143.
Published: 01 April 2001
...Gordon Sly 2001 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 2001 SCHUBERT’S INNOVATIONS IN SONATA FORM: COMPOSITIONAL LOGIC AND STRUCTURAL INTERPRETATION* Gordon Sly In his 1927 monograph “Franz Schubert,” Donald...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 193–243.
Published: 01 October 2013
... . Translated by Newlin Dika . New York : Free Press of Glencoe . Said Edward . 1978 . Orientalism . New York : Pantheon . Schoenberg Arnold . [1948] 1969 . Structural Functions of Harmony . Edited by Stein Leonard . New York : W. W. Norton . ———. 1967...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 225–283.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Oper in Musikschriften des Biedermeier .” In Werr and Brandenburg 2004 , 159 – 69 . Kaminsky Peter . 1989 . “ Principles of Formal Structure in Schumann’s Early Piano Cycles .” Music Theory Spectrum 11 : 207 – 25 . Kerman Joseph Grey Thomas S. . 1989 . “ Verdi’s...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 169–223.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Panayotis Mavromatis This article presents a general-purpose formalism for modeling musical syntax as a probabilistic musical grammar. The formal probabilistic framework offers a precise yet flexible characterization of musical style as structure and process. Moreover, the grammar can be built...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 97–148.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Christopher Brody All theories of structure in tonal music must balance the competing claims to priority of multiple musical parameters. Most prominently, the study of tonal form has long concerned itself with how to reconcile the at times contradictory demands of thematic design and tonal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 165–204.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Brian Moseley In his late compositions Webern exhibited a predilection for many types of cyclic organization, involving intervals, motives, contours, and twelve-tone rows; in particular, cyclic row organization provided Webern a means of serial structure beyond the row. Much as the twelve-tone...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 57–94.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Alan Dodson This is an analytical study on metrical structure in Chopin's Mazurka op. 17/4 (complete) and excerpts from his Mazurkas opp. 59/2 and 63/3, and on the effects of expressive details in Paderewski's recordings upon that structure. The methodology is based mainly on Harald Krebs's theory...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of Morley's balletts reveals four primary “Englishing” techniques. First, Morley establishes and confirms tonic more thoroughly than the Italians do. Second, the dominant chord plays a larger role in Morley's balletts, often yielding predictive statement-response phrase structures. Third, Morley uses pre...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 273–320.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and the emergence of a group structure, whose generators—named transpositio and transformatio —are also characteristic musical motions and relations. The proposed analytical methodology is probed in a couple of short pieces of Bartók's Mikrokosmos and in the third movement of his Piano Sonata. The article argues...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (1): 35–70.
Published: 01 April 2019
... modifies the prototypical big-band arrangement by merging the solo section with the ensemble feature, resulting in a trademark “Solo-Recapitulation trajectory,” which creates a deep-level structure comprising three “Spaces.” “Space division criteria” capture how broad expectations for jazz performance...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 63–103.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to regard generic space as “diatonic,” the examples demonstrate that generic structure governs many sequences that are not actually diatonic at all. The examples also show that the sequences found in the literature include many more types than are widely recognized and that generic sequence structure may...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 249–278.
Published: 01 October 2018
... recordings illustrate the strategies that the performers use to realize Braxton’s complex score, uncovering the structure of a composition previously thought to be resistant to analysis. The article also sheds light on the diverse influences that can be seen in the graphic score—and heard in the performances...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 255–304.
Published: 01 October 2009
..., chromaticism in this period comprises many different phenomena. I therefore provide a model for separating chromatic tones according to their structural function and an analytical method for reducing chromatic works to their diatonic foundations. I present examples of each of the chromatic techniques that I...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (2): 273–320.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of this article examines the Two Rhapsodies, op. 79. The unusual harmonic structure of the G-minor rhapsody is read in light of 1-cycles present within the opening tiered polyphony. In the B-minor rhapsody, the content of three concurrent cycles at the opening—a 4-cycle, 1-cycle, and 5/7-cycle—is respectively...