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Journal of Music Theory (2013) 57 (2): 419–431.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Jay Rahn Jay Rahn is professor of music at York University, where he teaches courses on world music as well as theory, analysis, and cognition. Best known for his theory for all music, Rahn is currently completing a book-length study of musical traditions in East Africa, Southeast Asia...
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Journal of Music Theory (2006) 50 (1): 77–101.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's setting of Bach's “Das alte Jahr” in the concluding “Nachspiel” of her piano song cycle, Das Jahr , as suggesting interactions of public and private sonic worlds. I follow potential tonal-harmonic alternatives (after Schoenberg and Berg on the chorale) and implications...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (2): 165–204.
Published: 01 October 2018
... for the often ungraspable but omnipotent laws that Webern imagined in the world around him. Works Cited Antokoletz Elliott . 1986 . “ Interval Cycles in Stravinsky’s Early Ballets .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 39 / 3 : 578 – 614 . Babbitt Milton . 1987 . Milton...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (1): 43–62.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Caleb Mutch Abstract This article illuminates the modern concept of the triadic root by analyzing that concept and explaining how the English-speaking world came to refer to it with the term root . To do so, it begins by identifying five subconcepts on which theorists have drawn when explaining...
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Journal of Music Theory (2022) 66 (2): 147–187.
Published: 01 October 2022
... studies. The first considers the distinction that Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Fārābī draws between the speculative and active parts of music theory and its influence on the formation of the discipline in the Latin-speaking world. The second considers entanglement between French and Chinese music...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 61–74.
Published: 01 April 2010
... is passed off as art, what reward does the perpetrator stand to gain? What does the victim stand to lose? To flesh out the stakes involved in Cavell's notion of fraudulence, this article reframes the issue in terms of the peculiar economy of music. As Pierre Bourdieu and others have suggested, the art world...
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Journal of Music Theory (2015) 59 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of Mersenne’s theorization is the notion that both musical performance and oratorical delivery share their foundations in the physical world of sound channeled through the vibrating vocal apparatus of the human body. Delivery is thus in principle amenable to the physical analysis that Mersenne so valued...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 121–140.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the fact that they share this concern. The world is gone I must carry you. —Celan, “Vast, Glowing Vault”1 The good is outside the space of facts. —Wittgenstein, Culture and Value in an essay on the music of gustav mahler (“A Scale of Eternity Stanley Cavell refers to Theodor Adorno...
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Journal of Music Theory (1999) 43 (2): 231–255.
Published: 01 October 1999
... basis of the mind to the forefront of the discussion. 1999 © Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 1999 Berkeley, George. 1710/1952. “A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge.” In Great Books of the Western World , vol. 35 , ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins. Chicago...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 176–190.
Published: 01 April 2001
... and mighty empire, in the monarchy of the Habsburgs. But do not look for it on the map; it has been swept away without a trace. —Stefan Zweig, The World of Yesterday: An Autobiography (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1964) Every year I have to answer...
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Journal of Music Theory (2010) 54 (1): 5–23.
Published: 01 April 2010
... to college, I began to worry that the world had gone crazy. My teachers, it turned out, knew literally nothing about the music I listened to, whether it was Allan Holdsworth, Koyaanisqatsi, or The Grand Wazoo. Nobody taught classes about the Rite of Spring, John Coltrane, the gamelan...
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Journal of Music Theory (2001) 45 (1): 190–204.
Published: 01 April 2001
... (to reading, to crit- icism) and not to the sciences (thus “interpretation,” not “analysis and has at its core a pragmatic, world-oriented agenda (thus “practice,” not “theory The book focuses on reconstructing the path of Schenker’s own reasoning as he followed that path from observing the effects...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 April 2021
... . musictheoryswhiteracialframe.wordpress.com . Fauser Annegret . 2005 . Musical Encounters at the 1889 Paris World's Fair . Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press . Fétis François-Joseph . 1828 . “ Correspondance .” Revue musicale 1 , no. 2 : 468 – 71 . Fétis François-Joseph . 1829 . “ Sur un...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 85–118.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Landscape, Attunement: Listening to Sibelius’s Tapiola .” Journal of the American Musicological Society 64 / 2 : 394 – 98 . Grimley Daniel M. 2011b . “ Storms, Symphonies, Silence: Sibelius’s Tempest Music and the Invention of Late Style .” In Sibelius and His World , ed. Grimley Daniel...
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Journal of Music Theory (2023) 67 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 April 2023
... of as representations of the world around us based on information passively received by the senses, and (c) cognition was modeled as an abstract manipulation or processing of those representations (Shapiro and Spaulding 2021 ). Embodied cognition, rather than representing computation by a “brain in a vat” separate...
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Journal of Music Theory (2017) 61 (1): 59–109.
Published: 01 April 2017
... : Coyote Canyon . Gasman Daniel . 1996 . “Organicism and Nazism.” In World Fascism: A Historical Encyclopedia , edited by Blamires Cyprian , 487 – 88 . Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO . Hanslick Eduard . 1922 . Vom Musikalisch-Schönen: Ein Beitrag zur Revision der Ästhetik der...
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Journal of Music Theory (2021) 65 (2): 185–237.
Published: 01 October 2021
... as in recorded music we come back to time and again: music's intangible and ephemeral nature requires that we attend to each performance as it unfolds, rather than all at once. Listeners reach for music to alter or enhance their perception of the world in different ways, even when they are reaching for the same...
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Journal of Music Theory (2009) 53 (1): 95–136.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of the opening theme in an ornamented variation. But the entrance of the disapproving recitative points out the ideology of the conventional nocturne, whose usual conclusion aspires to a sense of hopeful repose, no matter the reality of the world around us. The darkness of the nocturne spares us from...
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Journal of Music Theory (2018) 62 (1): 1–39.
Published: 01 April 2018
... Guitar .” World of Music 34 / 3 : 57 – 71 . Boethius Anicius Manlius Severinus . 1989 . Fundamentals of Music . Edited by Palisca Claude V. Translated by Bower Calvin M. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press . Bungert James . 2015 . “ Bach and the Patterns...
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Journal of Music Theory (2020) 64 (1): 137–143.
Published: 01 April 2020
... world, as it were, its own laws of physics, at the hands (or lips) of dif- ferent performers. This may be the best riposte to the charge of technologi- cal determinism. 141Reviews Rehding on De Souza De Souza explains how these specific uses of the instrument can be mapped, in tonal spaces that draw...