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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 31. The subject of the “It is a principle” canon from The Desert Music , reh. 163 (a), and the spectra of the basic rhythm, accented syllables, and canon entries (b). More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Example 4. Baragwanath's examples 8.3(a–b) (169–70): signs flatter than a slur are “traits,” signifying uniting several notes under a single syllable. More
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Published: 01 October 2023
Example 1. Partial paraphrase of Gjerdingen ( 1988 : 26, example 2-11), the opening melody of Mozart's Piano Sonata K. 283, first movement, as a Meyer schema and network of relations, with hexachordal solmization syllables added by the reviewer. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (2): 356–368.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Example 4. Baragwanath's examples 8.3(a–b) (169–70): signs flatter than a slur are “traits,” signifying uniting several notes under a single syllable. ...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 103–154.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of an iamb. In other words, with the exception of the initial foot, the metric units (the iambs) do not correspond to morphological or rhythmic groupings of syllables. It would be fairer to the word structure to describe the pattern of stresses without reference to inter- nal groupings, something...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 303–314.
Published: 01 October 2022
... Dan . 1988 . “ A Working Terminology for Minimal Music .” Intégral 2: 135 – 59 . 22 Ohriner states that there are twenty-eight accented syllables in the first four measures of each of the three verses, but the graphics show twenty-eight accents only in the first verse (counting...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 April 2015
... strength of lungs or chest or even head does more to help it.” (XI.3.16). By contrast, Mersenne makes these same questions central. What causes the voice to be louder or softer, to produce this or that syllable, or to have one quality or another? How, and what...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 311–324.
Published: 01 October 2010
... purportedly tend toward isochrony between syllables (“stress-timing” versus “syllable-timing,” respec- tively). Although these two rhythmic classes themselves (along with at least one other, an oddball class containing only Japanese) have been upheld in perceptual studies, their foundation...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 457–469.
Published: 01 October 2001
...: 461 Figure 1. Schachter’s Example 3.4 (pp. 90–91). In this figure, note values are reduced by a factor of 1/2. 2+2 3+1 # syllables rhyme division division 1. Über allen Gipfeln 6 a  2. Ist Ruh,2b 3...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of Noeane (Noneno) syllables associated with the protus pattern melody replicated to form the fifteen-note diatonic gamut.30 29  See Appendix 2 for the Boethian diatonic system. 30  For facsimiles showing the visual disposition of the Noeane...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
... word. Around the alto and basslines determined by these rules, the soprano and tenor respectively tintinnabulate, alternating with each new syllable in first position above and below. The strict determinism of these procedures makes it possible to specify the complete pitch-class sequence...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
... transcriptions are my own). A graph of the poetic and musical structure of this song indicates a poem of heterometric verses (ranging from five to ten syllables) and three rhyme sounds, which are the same in all stanzas, a strophic construct known as coblas unissonans. In the melody the first two verses...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2023
... sounded just the first few syllables of their initial poetic lines and being in midphrase, are triplum or motetus singers likely to register at breve 3 the inception of an α1 block? Or are those singers likely to view as “ad hoc closing material” (61) the final six breves that provide a satisfying cadence...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 123–149.
Published: 01 April 2008
... - ta - vit. Š ŁŁ ŁŁ + Ps. Fundamenta Example 1. Hermannus Contractus, Afra priscam Raab (after Hiley and Berschin 2004, 41) of syllables li-, -ni, sci-, -cu-, and -lis. Phrase 5 textually refers back to phrase 1 (“future citizen of the celestial city...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 239–285.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... The interplay of these tendencies conjures up metaphors of conflict, resisting, yielding, harshening, softening, transformations, disappointments, and so on. In concert with the extramusical associations of semitones, chromaticism, accidentals, syllables, the mollis / durus opposition, and the content...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the identity or the consequences of the multiple ways being specified. Nonetheless, because Levine and Nettl clearly particularize pitches, rhythms, and syllables in their detailed transcriptions, their analyses can be quite readily reframed...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (2): 325–362.
Published: 01 October 2003
...; it goes something like this: As individual letters are joined together to form syllables, which, in turn form words, and as words are linked together to form phrases and clauses (commas and colons), which in turn become complete sentences (periodi), so individual pitches (voces) are joined...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 147–201.
Published: 01 October 2020
... the to the sign for much of the seventeenth century; the first appears in English theory in the 1680s (Herissone 2000: 101 2). 14 Owens (1998: 191 215) provides a thorough survey of English four-syllable solmization in the treatises of William Bathe, Morley, Thomas Ravenscroft, Campion, and But- ler. Herissone...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 236–249.
Published: 01 April 2000
...? Is it some- times appropriate to retain lyric text against background notation? This last question demands pursuit. Forte frequently enjoys the mutual illumination of word (or even syllable) and note, particularly when in dry- 243 humor mode...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 241–281.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... Spelled heptachords (Hook 2011) extends similar analytic insights to other scale types and enharmonically distinct pitch classes, something I return to below. Figure 1a also includes la-minor syllables under scale degrees.4 While many use similar sets of solfège syllables for singing letter names...