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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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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 (2022) 66 (2): 223–253.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Ben Duinker Abstract This article explores the notion of interpretive difficulty in contemporary music, treating it as a structural, tangible aspect of analysis. Interpretive difficulty comprises any challenge a performer may encounter—physical, cognitive, emotional, specific to a musical passage...
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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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Published: 01 October 2022
Example 6. Excerpt from p.1 of Mani.Δίκη , detailing a “sound-structure” that periodically reappears in different orderings. More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” More
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Figure 5. Phrase structure and hypermetric analysis of Grupo Niche's “Cali pachanguero.” More
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (2): 333–338.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Joti Rockwell joti.rockwell@pomona.edu Nicholas Stoia . Sweet Thing: The History and Musical Structure of a Shared American Vernacular Form . Oxford University Press , 2021 . Copyright © 2023 by Yale University 2023 you've heard this sort of thing before. You've heard...
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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 (2023) 67 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Sarah Fuller sarah.fuller@stonybrook.edu Anna Zayaruznaya . Upper-Voice Structures and Compositional Process in the Ars nova Motet . RMA Monographs 32 . Routledge , 2018 : 158 pp. ( $140.00 hardcover, $44.95 paper). Copyright © 2023 by Yale University 2023 SINCE...
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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
... discussed. Tonal Structures in Bellini William Rothstein Abstract  The operas of Vincenzo Bellini (1801–35) exhibit compositional traits that, in North American scholarship, have generally been associated with German composers, especially Wagner...
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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 5.8. Tertian structures at the start of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire. More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Example 20. Structural and subordinate imperfect consonances (IC); primary and secondary leading tones (LT). More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Figure 13. A 24-pc construct for “Prologue,” structured as A 5 : 6–11-cycle): (a) interlocked and complementary “lines of fourths” in each twelve-tone row; (b) prime and inversion rows explore the entire space (clockwise and counterclockwise, resp.). More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Example 11. Structural Disorder, “Someone to Save” (0:00–1:02). For clarity, snare ghost notes are not shown in the transcription. More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Example 11. Structural Disorder, “Someone to Save” (0:00–1:02). For clarity, snare ghost notes are not shown in the transcription. More
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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...