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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 381–450.
Published: 01 October 2000
.... Stevens, Jane R. 1965 . The Keyboard Concertos of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach . Ph.D. diss., Yale. ______. 1971 . “An Eighteenth-Century Description of Concerto First-Movement Form.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 24 : 85 –95. ______. 1974 . “Theme, Harmony, and Texture in...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 1–36.
Published: 01 April 2020
... actually happens in terms of what they expected to happen. Although expectation is frequently invoked when considering very local phenomena (e.g., step-by-step progressions) or very global ones (e.g., the action spaces of a sonata), it has not played a systematic role in the analysis of basic theme types...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 203–240.
Published: 01 October 2020
... study of subordinate theme closure in Dvořák’s mature chamber music responds both to Horton’s interest in asynchrony between formal design and tonal structure and to his and Vande Moortele’s calls for expanding the range of composers included in these endeavors. Attention to a less studied composer...
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Published: 01 April 2021
Example 4. A Mozart theme in comparison to two themes from La Cuisse. Example 4. A Mozart theme in comparison to two themes from La Cuisse. More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Example 1. Metrical consonance in the berceuse theme (Lilac Fairy motif). Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty , introduction, mm. 28–33. Example 1. Metrical consonance in the berceuse theme (Lilac Fairy motif). Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty, introduction, mm. 28–33. More
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Published: 01 April 2021
Example 9. Main waltz theme, transformed in the final presto . Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker , act 1, no. 9, Waltz of the Snowflakes, mm. 265–74. Example 9. Main waltz theme, transformed in the final presto. Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker, act 1, no. 9, Waltz of the Snowflakes, mm. 265–74. More
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Brian Kane Stanley Cavell's thinking on music may appear an odd theme for a special issue of the Journal of Music Theory . According to Cavell, “although I have written very little explicitly about music... something I have demanded from philosophy has been an understanding precisely of what I had...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 155–178.
Published: 01 October 2014
...David Temperley A corpus analysis of common-practice themes shows that, when an intervallic pattern is repeated with one changed interval, the changed interval tends to be larger in the second instance of the pattern than in the first; the analysis also shows that the second instance of an...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (2): 171–200.
Published: 01 October 2017
... terms. Here I present a bottom-up approach, demonstrating that the recapitulation arose as a concatenation between two previously independent practices: the double return of the opening theme in the tonic in the middle of the second half of a two-part form, and the thematic matching between the ends of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 125–154.
Published: 01 April 2003
...: Columbia University Press. Schoenberg, Arnold. 1975 . Style and Idea . Berkeley: University of California Press. Temperley, David. 1996. “Hypermetrical Ambiguity in Sonata Form Closing Themes.” Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting. Available at www.theory.esm.rochester.edu/temperley/hyp-amb...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2013
... intro- duction or is it the main theme proper? For Dahlhaus, “the ambiguity should be understood as an aesthetic quality. . . . [Critics] would do better to under- stand these ‘antitheses’ as the vehicle of a dialectics, by means of which the form of the movement comes into being as a musically...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 119–143.
Published: 01 April 2001
... mind that Schenker understood form to derive from a work’s voice-lead- ing structure, and therefore viewed the recapitulation solely in terms of its tonal function. His indication of the beginning of the recapitulation, then, corresponds to m. 59 ff., where the second theme is restated in the tonic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 41–101.
Published: 01 April 2003
... work of special significance, due to its unusual design—beginning with an imposing variations movement based on a rather cryptic, understated theme. The entire quartet is perva- sively major, with minor-mode contrasts obtained mainly by briefly touching upon the diatonic minor functions—ii (f minor...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 25–56.
Published: 01 April 2014
... relationship to tradition, with “tradition” tellingly rendered in scare quotes—on the assumption that tonal polarity is the driving force of classical expository procedures. Moreover, although she clearly recognizes that a contrasting second theme is not essen- tial to the eighteenth-century sonata, her...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 181–210.
Published: 01 October 2006
... in the tonic key. The second part of an exposition is further divided into two zones, the secondary-theme zone 186 Journal of Music Theory • Absence of medial caesura, two-part division, and secondary- theme zone...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 October 2018
... . Carpenter Patricia . 1984 . “ Musical Form and Musical Idea: Reflections on a Theme of Schoenberg, Hanslick, and Kant .” In Music and Civilization: Essays in Honor of Paul Henry Lang , edited by Strainchamps Edmond Maniates Maria Rika Hatch Christopher , 394 – 427 . New York : Norton...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (1): 87–120.
Published: 01 April 2012
... and the start of the second theme from the exposition of Beethoven’s string quartet in C minor, op. 18/4, mvt. I. Even without invoking the notion of leading virtual agents, this excerpt is complex. Measure 25 contains a half cadence in the first key...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 211–251.
Published: 01 October 2006
... extend our punctuation metaphor further: the between musical parentheses and musical quotation inserted, self-quoted themes in the finale of Mozart’s Don marks. See Hull 1998 (141) for a discussion of Brahms’s Giovanni or Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben, for example, require use of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 143–179.
Published: 01 October 2006
... nevertheless extends beyond this general relationship. Motivic status for the Neapolitan emerges more specifically in the second theme’s continued emphasis on ≤II. Note that the A≤ theme of m. 27 even remains focused on the more charac- 152 Journal of Music Theory teristic fl...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 51–88.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Theme in the Eighteenth-Century Concerto.” Journal of Music Theory 44 / 2 : 381 – 450 . Gooley Dana . 2006 . “The Battle against Instrumental Virtuosity in the Early Nineteenth Century.” In Franz Liszt and His World , ed. Gibbs Christopher H. Gooley Dana , 75 – 111...