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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 121–167.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Nathan John Martin The precise sense of Jean Philippe Rameau’s conception of supposition is among the more vexing questions that his theorizing poses. Supposition has been interpreted, on the one hand, as an account of ninth and eleventh chords and, on the other, as a means of explaining melodic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 October 2003
..., Thomas. 1987 . “Rameau's `L'Art de la Basse Fondamentale'.” Music Theory Spectrum 9 : 18 -41. ____. 1993 . Rameau and Musical Thought in the Enlightenment . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Cohen, Albert. 1971 . “La Supposition and the Changing Concept of Dissonance in Baroque Theory...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 495–498.
Published: 01 October 2000
... at the foreground, middleground, and background level. Cov- ach takes issue with the widespread supposition that “Close to the Edge” is a rock example of sonata form, instead presenting the piece as a hyper- extended song form (AABA) held together by the self-conscious “devel- opment” of a handful of motives...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 April 2022
... such chords using a fascinating mishmash of terminology and concepts from Campion and Rameau. For example, speaking of the bass note of what we would call a six-three chord on B, Jones ( 1784 : 13) says it is “a Bass by supposition, and carries the harmony of the Third below it, that is of G, which...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 107–120.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., that they are free to choose), and that their actions are coherent and effective at all in the scene of indifferent nature and deter- mined society” (1969, 198). Here, following from Cavell’s metaphysical pre- supposition that our participation in forms of life...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2023
... as musico-poetic blocks,” or he might have modified the selected tenor chant to make it 30 or 28 rather than 29 notes, both more conducive to conventional talea divisions (83–84). She sees the “odd, partial repetition” involving the last two tenor pitches along with her supposition about initial “mapping...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 April 2015
... (2008, 138), in his important study of evolv- ing seventeenth-century understandings of the body, shows that the major rhetorical treatises in the early seventeenth century “labor in the supposition that vocal tone, inflection, and modulation imitate and express...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 93–128.
Published: 01 April 2022
... accounted for in the analysis. Quinn's fuzzy C + SIM model has one very specific hidden category: cardinality. The supposition of cardinality equivalence is built into many of the theoretical models that study contour, yet the notion that a pair of csegs must have the same number of contour pitches (c...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (2): 181–218.
Published: 01 October 2008
... during a first audition might involve inquisitiveness at the moment of “interpolation,” a recognition or supposition of a new “code,” followed by gratification at the “payoff” in mm. 81–82. The variation, that is, has charted its own course...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of the other. 6. Hurel’s remarks bring us full circle, inasmuch as they partake of the same set of beliefs that underpin the “decline of genre” thesis discussed in the intro- duction. His supposition that the proper context for understanding Grisey’s music is provided by the work and the work alone...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 89–146.
Published: 01 April 2011
... attention to the formal possibilities of fluctuating and suspended tonality; whereas these [like tonality] also permit the supposition of an operative cen- ter, they show how it is not necessary to help this center attain externally a power that it has, at most...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 261–322.
Published: 01 October 2000
... a saisi le double rapport de la huitième mesure” (Fétis 1852b, 363, col. 1). Heinrich Koch ([1793] 1983, 218–20) referred to this technique as “suppres- sion of a measure,” whereas Antoine Reicha (1832, 20–21) characterized it as a supposition. Lerdahl and Jackendoff (1983, 101–14...