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Journal of Music Theory (2014) 58 (2): 103–154.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Part I provides an account of the rules that generate phonological words and phrases in German, the principles that determine the normal placement of stress in words and phrases, and motivations for the abnormal placement of stress. Part II looks at higher-level, facultative structures in prosodic...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 61–74.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to ascertain whether or not works are being offered in good faith. Yet Cavell's choice of the word fraudulent to describe this situation is provocative. In everyday parlance, fraud describes an act of deception undertaken for the material benefit of some individual at the expense of another. But when imposture...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (2): 235–271.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Megan Kaes Long In 1595 Thomas Morley published The First Booke of Balletts , a collection of “Italian madrigals Englished.” Rather than writing English words for unaltered Italian works as his predecessors had done, Morley created original compositions loosely modeled on Italian works. Analysis...
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Journal of Music Theory (2000) 44 (1): 236–249.
Published: 01 April 2000
... Traditions: A Biography of the Works to Mavra (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1996), volume II, p. 1675. Cross quotes these words on p. 14. 5. Stravinsky, Poetics of Music, trans. Arthur Knodel and Ingolf Dahl (New York: Vintage Books, 1960), pp. 84–85...
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Journal of Music Theory (2011) 55 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 April 2011
... to or from a recurring pitch. The M-voices are closely related: during each word of roeder_fig1 (section) /home/jobs/journals/jmt/j11/roeder Mon Feb 7 15:32 2011 Rev.2.14 100% By: bonnie Page 1 of 1 pages JMT 55:1 A-R Job 149-11 Roeder Figure 1 John...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 135–145.
Published: 01 April 2022
... on Richard Cohn's ( 2012 : 112) sympathy with, but also objection to, the claim that when analyzing texted music an understanding of the music's structure requires attention to the words. The first chapter, “Tonal Practices,” primarily tackles the important and challenging question of how Hollywood film...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 91–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... work, your texts, the more often I find words that are somebody else’s. Now I don’t know if you’d agree with that or not, but one does find in your work a lot of quotations, a lot of the use of the words of others; sometimes without quotes you directly state what someone has said; and I think...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 121–140.
Published: 01 April 2010
..., Cavell swerves from himself as well. I. Leaving the world 1.1. Leaping In chapter 7 of The Claim of Reason (“Excursus on Wittgenstein’s View of Lan- guage Cavell tells a brief story about his very young daughter. He describes the moment at which she adds the word “kitty” to her vocabulary...
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Journal of Music Theory (2012) 56 (2): 285–291.
Published: 01 October 2012
... premise and eventual achieve- ment. Blocks, to a Stravinskian, are the formal constituents that, in the well- known words of Pieter van den Toorn, maintain a high degree of “consis- tency, identity and distinction,” as well as “insulation” from one another, so that Igor Stravinsky’s music appears...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 315–347.
Published: 01 October 1999
... good words always endanger a song in Tin Pan Alley. They make, as truly good music makes, for smaller and better audiences. This may be art, after a fashion, but as business it is no fashion at all. Wherever we find a pro- nounced quality in words or music we may be sure that we have begun...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Poèmes en prose —Leong and baritone Adam Ewing discover moments where music and words contradict. Milhaud's music and Chateaubriand's poem divide in halves, but harmonies and musical texture sustain over changes in the words, only to transition where the words do not. In these moments of apparent...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 April 2015
... the possible number of words; whether language can be taught to the deaf or mute 52–53 (mislabeled as 51–52) How the ear perceives sound; comparison between the ear and the eye Example 2.  Summary of propositions in Mersenne’s “Livre de...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 170–176.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Schenker never actu- ally states in so many words, can be summarized as follows: a piece of music, as it exists independently from any actual performance, is that against which a performer must measure and validate all of his or her decisions when creating an interpretation. Of course, exactly how one...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 171–186.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of motet discourse and in this study is talea : in modern academic usage (and some medieval usage), the word designates a distinct rhythmic pattern that repeats periodically in an individual voice, whether the tenor, an upper voice, or a contratenor. From an existing corpus of fifty-two ars nova motets...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 41–74.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of Nottingham. Ong, Walter. 1982 . Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word . New York: Methuen. Schick, Paul. 1997 . “Concordia Discourse: Polyphony and Dialogue in Willaert, Wert, and Monteverdi.” Ph.D. diss., Yale University. Snyder, Jon R. 1989 . Writing the Scene of Speaking...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2022
... r ). As Burette already knew well, the meaning of the word harmony , used as a technical term in music, had undergone a significant change since the time of Greek antiquity, when (he believed) it had applied only to sounds in succession: it had acquired a newer sense in which it now denoted...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 April 2010
... . New York : Knopf . Babbitt Milton . 1987 . Words about Music . Edited by Dembski Stephen Straus Joseph . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press . Block Ned . 2007 . `` Wittgenstein and Qualia .'' Philosophical Perspectives 21 : 73 – 115 . Cavell...
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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 287–320.
Published: 01 October 2013
... [one in which the bass took part in the action] was closer to Rameau’s concepts than that described earlier [in which only the upper voices alone were exchanged one with another], it was still well removed” (1963, 224). In other words, although in the first...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (1): 83–99.
Published: 01 April 1999
..., a symbolic entity, that is being used to convey something about another, quite different thing, namely, what is in the head or mind of the analyst (or the reader). It is a canonical philosophical question—if there ever was one—what relationship is being said to hold between words, graphs, and other...
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Journal of Music Theory (2008) 52 (1): 123–149.
Published: 01 April 2008
..., following Rahab in ancient Jericho”) opens with a leap from the final D to its fifth a. The fifth immediately receives further emphasis as the final pitch of the first three words before “Jerichon- tem” begins its descent by step from a back down to D, iterated three...