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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 April 2008
... musical writings have barely figured in the study of the Renaissance dialogue, yet these works offer specific insights about the nature of the genre. In addition to Morley's treatise, works discussed in detail include Anton Francesco Doni's Dialogo della musica (1544), Gioseffo Zarlino's Dimostrationi...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 13–40.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Sarah Fuller Hucbald of St. Amand's treatise Musica took shape in the late Carolingian era in a time of intense and independent music-theoretical activity. Hucbald has been recognized as a pioneer who brought elements from Greek music theory to bear upon plainsong, but his view of mode has been...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (2): 179–234.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Jared C. Hartt The extant fourteenth-century contrapunctus manuals are concerned almost exclusively with counterpoint in two parts, but one treatise, “Quicumque voluerit duos contrapuncti,” sheds light on three-voice composition and lays the groundwork for a refined classification of sonority types...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (1): 85–135.
Published: 01 April 2007
...Robert O. Gjerdingen Jean-Jacques Rousseau, eighteenth-century French author and philosopher, was first a musician. As a youth he had been unable to find a qualified music master and hence lacked the training required to excel in his chosen field. He did read carefully the harmony treatise of Jean...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Zarlino is the award-winning companion volume to Music Theory from Zarlino to Schenker by David A. Damschroder and David Russell Williams, published by Pendragon in 1991. Designed “for the non- specialist as a practical and basic introduction to the treatises, people, and scholarship of medieval...
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Journal of Music Theory (2007) 51 (1): 1.
Published: 01 April 2007
... essays on the Italian partimento tradition. In answering questions about the origins and development of tonality, historians of music theory have been understandably more likely to turn to the great treatises in which master theorists explicitly laid out reasoned, totalizing conceptual...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... ____. 1971 . “Hidden Polyphony: A Reappraisal.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 24/2 : 169 -92. ____. 1985-86 . “A Phantom Treatise of the Fourteenth Century? The Ars Nova.” Journal of Musicology 4/1 : 23 -50. ____. 1986 . “On Sonority in Fourteenth-Century Polyphony: Some...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 293–296.
Published: 01 October 2020
... writing musical notes, which he justified in accordance with contemporary scholastic ideas about the organization of time. Some years after des Murs completed his work, a critic named Jacobus wrote the Speculum musicae, the most substantial medieval treatise about music. Attacking des Murs, Jacobus...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 April 2008
.... “ Hidden Polyphony: A Reappraisal.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 24/2: 169–92. [1972 winner of the Alfred Einstein Prize of the American Musicological Society.] 1977. “ An Anonymous Treatise dictus de Sancto Martiale: A New Source for Cistercian Music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 287–320.
Published: 01 October 2013
... “History of Music Theory,” Book 3 . Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press . Rameau Jean-Philippe . 1971 . Treatise on Harmony . Translated by Gossett Philip . New York : Dover Publications . Saint Lambert Monsieur de . [1707] 1991 . A New Treatise on Accompaniment...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 147–153.
Published: 01 April 2011
... (Polignac’s octa- tonic treatise: part II). On the one hand, it is our neat separating out of his- tory, composition, theory, and analysis that creates false compartmentaliza- tion and “gaps” in understanding; it also perpetuates an erroneous notion of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 373–381.
Published: 01 October 2013
... Hollandrinus come to be recognized, as musicologists began to associate a number of anony- mous treatises with one another through the recognition of common topics, terminology, locutions, and mnemonics. And these texts—many of them already long known to...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 141.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., libretti, symbolism, repertoire, and contemporary treatises, and their scholarly apparatus refer- ences a wide range of scholarship, both historical and theoretical. They make the character of the schemas vivid by colorful, text-associated names and typi- cal schema roles...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 293–298.
Published: 01 October 2012
... author cited, along with bibliographic information for their treatise[s], in the section “Biographies of Music Theorists” [244–86]. The separation of this primary bibliographic material from the bibliography of secondary lit- erature by some thirty-five pages of...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 75–122.
Published: 01 April 2008
...” (Andersen-Wyman 2007, pref- sous peine d’être jugé indigne.” ace, n.p 5 Some have argued that Capellanus’s treatise is not a 6 Donaldson 1965, Robertson 1968, Hult 1996. See also serious didactic work but rather an ironic parody. See, for Boase 1977 and Nichols 1998. example, Monson 1988. A...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 45–79.
Published: 01 April 2000
.... Paris, 4 vols. Volume III contains: Ars Contrapuncti secundum Johannem de Muris (this includes the treatise Cum notum sit), Ars discantus secundum Johannem de Muris, and Philippi de Vitriaco Liber Musicalium. Guillaume de Machaut. 1926 –54. Musikalische Werke . Ed. Friedrich Ludwig. Leipzig...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (2): 147–201.
Published: 01 October 2020
... . Music Theory in Seventeenth-Century England . New York : Oxford University Press . Hermelink Siegfried . 1960 . Dispositiones modorum: Die Tonarten in der Musik Palestrinas und seiner Zeitgenossen . Tutzing : Hans Schneider . Holder William . 1731 . A Treatise on...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (2): 271–281.
Published: 01 October 2011
... expression (29–39). The treatises by Zarlino and Vicen­ tino demonstrate the strong humanist leanings of the upper echelon of Vene- tian musical culture, which would presumably have endorsed unhesitatingly Willaert’s pursuit of musical affect. The middle section of the...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (1): 119–129.
Published: 01 April 2013
... previously discounted. Thomas Christensen, widely regarded as the dean of eighteenth-century music theory, tells a story of arduous day-long sessions at the former Prussian state library in Berlin, where, in the hunt for rare music treatises, he had to...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (2): 261–322.
Published: 01 October 2000
.... Cooper, Grosvenor and Leonard B. Meyer. 1960 . The Rhythmic Structure of Music . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Daube, J. F. [1773] 1992 . The Musical Dilettante: A Treatise on Composition. Trans. and ed. Susan P. Snook-Luther. New York: Cambridge University Press. Ellis, Katherine...