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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
... interpretation of the archetypes by James Liszka and an application of that work for music analysis by Byron Almén. Arguing that ironic narratives in tonal music often take as their premise a topical field associated with romance or comedy that leads to an unexpected failure, the article also claims that our...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (2): 211–251.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Matthew Bribitzer-Stull Conventional wisdom holds that the cadenza is a musical parenthesis. Like linguistic parenthetical remarks, cadenzas may be engaging, illuminating, and insightful, but they are not regarded as intrinsic to structural coherence. Perhaps for this reason, the topic has remained...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Timothy Cutler The voice exchange is an elementary concept that can help solve some of tonal music's most difficult analytical problems. Although many essays allude to the subject of voice exchanges, there have been few direct investigations of the topic. Why such an important compositional...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 121–167.
Published: 01 October 2012
... pratique (1760), with particular attention to the extensive discussion of the topic in the “Art de la basse fondamentale” (c. 1737–43). To a considerable degree, Rameau’s conception of supposition was worked out in dialogue with his critics. Retracing that dialogue helps to clarify a number of points...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (1): 51–88.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., and a heuristic framework of dialectical topics derived from late-style criticism. Comparison with several of Schumann's chamber works in A minor, and with his Piano Concerto, underscores the technical refinements of the Cello Concerto. These comparisons also suggest that Schumann may have composed in something...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., is understanding just what Kurth means by form . This article proposes that his final publication, Musikpsychologie (1931), offers the greatest source of elucidation, and it focuses on a central topic in Musikpsychologie : musical listening as active and participatory. The article begins by outlining two...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 121–181.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jason Yust This article introduces a type of harmonic geometry, Fourier phase space, and uses it to advance the understanding of Schubert’s tonal language and comment upon current topics in Schubert analysis. The space derives from the discrete Fourier transform on pitch-class sets developed...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 April 2021
... often treated as musical styles or topics than as movement patterns, and the minuet, with more explicit connections to art music, has received more attention than the contredanse. This article analyzes the choreography as well as the music of eighteenth-century contredanses to show how this dance...
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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (1): 67–77.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Danuta Mirka Danuta Mirka is reader in music at the University of Southampton and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Topic Theory (forthcoming). Her book Metric Manipulations in Haydn and Mozart: Chamber Music for Strings, 1787-1791 (2009) won the 2011 Wallace Berry Award from...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., a list of abbreviations, Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) sigla, congress reports, and Festschriften, as well as an introductory user’s guide. The theorists and treatises are cross-referenced in indices that help the reader to navigate the material by topic, chronology...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 145–154.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., widely reported by those who have had the privilege of studying with him, is powerful; it enjoins us to think of analysis as an oral tradition (a topic I explored in Agawu 2009) and reminds us, moreover, that music theory is as much a pedagogy as it is a research...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 283–291.
Published: 01 October 2020
... in Beethoven: Markedness, Correlation, and Interpretation . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Hatten Robert S. 2004 . Interpreting Musical Gestures, Topics, and Tropes: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Hatten Robert S. Pearson...
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Journal of Music Theory (2016) 60 (2): 281–294.
Published: 01 October 2016
... “Questions” chapter, this arrangement is well balanced and logical. However, once one gets to the level of the individual chapter, the topics become a bit jumbled. The table of contents illustrates the issue: the only descriptions of the chapters here...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 297–308.
Published: 01 October 2020
... presentations, sev- eral concerned technology. The most impressive was on Harmonia, a commercial product, like SmartMusic, that pro- vides real-time feedback to several written-theory topics, from chord construction to part writing. of its instructional effectiveness have yet to run their course, her experience...
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Journal of Music Theory (2003) 47 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2003
... I. Introduction The application of narrative theory to music has been an important aspect of theoretical research in the last twenty years or so, with signifi- cant articles, books, and conference papers appearing on the topic by Edward T. Cone, Anthony Newcomb, Fred Maus, Robert Hatten...
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Journal of Music Theory (2019) 63 (1): 145–152.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Gestures, Topics, and Tropes: Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Lester Joel . 2001 . “ Heightening Levels of Activity and J. S. Bach’s Parallel-Section Constructions .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 54 , no. 1 : 49 – 96 . Monelle...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 359–371.
Published: 01 October 1999
...-methodology . . . : mistrust anything that tells you not to explore an aural impression you have once formed.”1 Yet I believe that Hasty’s formula embodies an unusually rich seam of ambiguity, indicat- ing that his topic is a particularly suitable one for a phase of late-moder- nity in culture...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 April 2010
... work may appear as an odd theme for an issue of the Journal of Music Theory. Although an important thinker on aesthetics, Cavell has written no book-length treatment of music and only a handful of essays on new music, opera, and other sundry topics. This contrasts with his extended...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 7–23.
Published: 01 April 2006
....” Perspectives of New Music 25/1–2 : 592 –607. Berry, David Carson. 2004 . A Topical Guide to Schenkerian Literature: An Annotated Bibliography with Indices . Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon. Berry, David Carson. 2005. “Schenkerian Theory in the United States: A Review of Its Establishment and a Survey...
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Journal of Music Theory (2005) 49 (1): 189–206.
Published: 01 April 2005
... interrogate issues of disability studies into a disabled topic or subject; part III discusses essays whose topics are fully grounded in disability studies; and part IV concludes the review with a look forward. 190 I In their introduction and in many of the essays...