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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 225–283.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Bellini of tonal pairing, usually (but not always) involving relative keys. The sonorità or focal melodic pitch, long associated with Verdi’s operas, is found to play a unifying role in the second-act finale of Norma . Issues of reception history, text criticism, and analytical methodology are also...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 63–97.
Published: 01 April 2015
... several concepts related to tonal disunity in Russian- and English-language sources, including tonal pairing, directional tonality, and mutability, and offer my own definition of mutability, understood in Schenkerian terms. I then briefly discuss these phenomena in the style to which the Vigil belongs—the...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 25–56.
Published: 01 April 2014
... comparison between Roesner’s interpretation of the outer movements of the String Quartet in A minor as examples of deficient two-part expositions and readings of them instead as instances of the continuous type. The first movement of the Second Symphony illustrates that the tonal pairing of the A-minor...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 203–240.
Published: 01 October 2020
..., such as form-functional contrast among P, S, C, and coda; characteristics that signal end-of-the-beginning versus end-of-the-end functions for cadences; the interaction of tonal pairing and formal design; and Dvořák’s recapitulatory reinterpretations of his expositional strategies. The analyses...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 1999
... one of the richest topics of research in the field; and much that is useful and productive has come out of it, including innovative ideas on tonal pairing, symmetrical pitch formations (in particular, equal octave division), and dissonant prolongations. Yet the field remains wide open, with little...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 103–123.
Published: 01 April 2003
....” Perspectives of New Music 36 : 107 -42. THE PROGRESSION VECTOR: MODELLING ASPECTS OF POST-TONAL HARMONY Paul Nauert Overview Post-tonal harmonic progressions can be conceived in terms of suc- cessions of pitch...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 April 2017
...James N. Bennett This article develops a method for interpreting Béla Bartók's early tonal practice that supposes a conceptual shift from a relatively historically static major-minor tonality to a multivalent, “evolving” tonality in which works express individual variations on abstract, communal...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 97–148.
Published: 01 October 2016
... and treatises on musical form and tonal harmony.1 Wallace Berry ([1966] 1986, 15) describes the period as “a pair of con- secutive phrases, the second ending with a cadence which is more final . . . than that of the first.” Acknowledging that...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (2): 209–229.
Published: 01 October 2019
... recapitulation is an exact (or near-exact) restatement of the exposition’s thematic materials, and (2) it takes but one tonal alteration (or “adjustment”) of these materials to make a recapitulation conclude in the key in which it began. This article aims to examine the second of these presuppositions in hopes...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 April 2014
... consequences of such changes are most often purely tonal in nature, giving rise to modulations that would otherwise take place during episodes. Much less frequently, tonal and rhythmic transformations of the subject may occur simultaneously, as in the fugue from the Sinfonia that opens Partita no. 2 in C minor...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Marianne Kielian-Gilbert Intensely chromatic and tonally open, Bach's chorale prelude “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist,” BWV 614, suggests different contexts of reception “as-music-analysis.” I imagine a reception of the prelude as liturgical-musical contemplation and religious experience. I construe...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 163–190.
Published: 01 October 2009
... described in patents of 1829 and 1844. Like the later tonal spaces of the German dualist theorists, the concertina's button layouts were inspired by the work of eighteenth-century mathematician Leonhard Euler, who used a lattice to show relationships among pitches in just intonation. Wheatstone originally...
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Journal of Music Theory (2002) 46 (1-2): 207–283.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Bernard, Jonathan W. 1997 . “Chord, Collection, and Set in Twentieth-Century Theory.” In Music Theory in Concept and Practice . Ed. James M. Baker, David W. Beach, and Jonathan W. Bernard. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 11 -52. Bharucha, J. J. 1984 . “Event Hierarchies, Tonal Hierarchies...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
... techniques enable his balletts to articulate formally significant dominant-tonic relationships. Such relationships, presented with metrical regularity at multiple levels of formal hierarchy, established a stylis- tic norm wherein pairs of tonally open and tonally...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 51–88.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Schumann concerto sonata form tonal pairing Schenkerian analysis late style Works Cited Abbate Carolyn . 2004 . “Music: Drastic or Gnostic?” Critical Inquiry 30 / 3 : 505 – 36 . Aldwell Edward Schachter Carl . 2011 . Harmony and Voice Leading . 4th ed. Boston...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 October 2014
... fig- ure 2.26 presents a passage from Verdi’s Il trovatore that features a pair of applied augmented sixths within a phrase in F major (Tonality, 70). Rings uses the example to illustrate key-spanning intervals at the musical surface. He labels an...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (1): 5–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Ludwig Holtmeier This essay explores the understanding of tonality and in particular the concept of chord, as demonstrated in the Italian thoroughbass tradition, especially in the didactic tradition of partimenti . For a long time this tradition was entirely overlooked because of the dominance of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 65–76.
Published: 01 April 2006
...William Renwick This essay discusses tonal ambiguity in the chorale melody “Das alte Jahr” and suggests a poetic interpretation of Bach's chorale. Expressive elements such as the passus duriusculus , the sospiro , and pervasive chromaticism are woven into a radical tonal plan that reflects a...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (2): 187–210.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Matt BaileyShea This article analyzes Hugo Wolf's Auf eine Christblume I and II in relation to Robert Bailey's concept of the “double-tonic complex.” These songs project an intricate pairing of D and F# tonalities that often result in various hexatonic relationships. My interpretation associates...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 89–146.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Schoenberg's peculiar clashes, such as in their starkly opposed attitudes toward tonality, are the result of a mere difference in emphasis—attributable to temperament—on the absoluteness of the tone as an idea of nature versus the contingency of the artist's response to the tone in the formation of music, a...