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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
...-dominant chords at cadences (yielding tonic–pre-dominant–dominant–tonic syntax) more regularly than his models do. Finally, in the rare instances that he chooses models without periodic phrase structure, Morley introduces periodicity. Morley's recompositions contribute to the tonal sound that, historically...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 257–263.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Edward Gollin Edward Gollin is associate professor of music at Williams College. Steven Rings Tonality and Transformation Oxford University Press, 2011: xi+272 pp. ($35.00 cloth) Edward Gollin Symmetry plays a central, if not always explicit, role in transformational music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 63–97.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Ellen Bakulina This article offers a Schenkerian interpretation of movement 12 from Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil , also known as Vespers , op. 37 (1915), from the standpoint of tonal duality, known in Russian as peremennost’ , or mutability. First, I explore theoretical connections between...
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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 (2021) 65 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Daniel K. S. Walden Thomas Christensen . Stories of Tonality in the Age of François-Joseph Fétis . University of Chicago Press , 2019 : xvi +359 pp. ( $55.00 cloth, $10.00 e-book). Copyright © 2021 by Yale University 2021 THE BELGIAN MUSIC theorist François-Joseph Fétis...
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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 (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 (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 (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...
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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 (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 (2019) 63 (2): 261–267.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Nathaniel Adam Doll Christopher Hearing Harmony: Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era University of Michigan Press , 2017 : x + 320 pp. ( $90.00 cloth, $39.95 paper) © 2019 by Yale University 2019 Works Cited Biamonte Nicole . 2010 . “ Triadic Modal and...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Kofi Agawu Schachter Carl . Edited by Straus Joseph N. , The Art of Tonal Analysis: Twelve Lessons in Schenkerian Theory , Oxford University Press , 2016 : v + 295 pp. ( $45.00 cloth) Copyright © 2018 by Yale University 2018 Works Cited Agawu Kofi . 2009...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 1999
...Robert P. Morgan 1999 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 1999 ARE THERE TWO TONAL PRACTICES IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY MUSIC? Robert P. Morgan Article/review of The Second Practice of Nineteenth-Century Tonality, William Kinderman and Harald Krebs...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (2): 483–487.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Susan Tepping Analysis of Tonal Music: A Schenkerian Approach Allen Cadwallader and David Gagné New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998 viii + 422 pp. 2001 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 2001 13. Schenker Studies 2: 68. 14. Free Composition: 104, and Fig.124/5b. 15...
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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 (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 (2016) 60 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Robert P. Morgan Taking my own Schenker-derived view of dissonant prolongations as a point of departure, this article attempts to clarify this phenomenon by considering it in relation to tonal prolongation. This is accomplished in three ways: by reconsidering Schenker's mature attitude toward...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 85–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Benedict Taylor Sibelius’s late tone poem Tapiola is routinely held up as an exceptional example of a piece that is both monothematic and monotonal. Nevertheless, the broader notion of tonality transmitted by Tapiola invites deeper investigation, since tonality by the early twentieth century is a...