Music Theory Online
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Volume 6, Number 3, August 2000, ISSN 1067-3040
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|Eric Isaacson (Indiana University)|
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|Jane Piper Clendinning (Florida State University)||Robert Gjerdingen (Northwestern University)|
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The remarkable essays and responses presented here made their debut as a plenary session on the afternoon of March 26, 2000 at Brandeis University, host of the fifteenth annual meeting of the New England Conference of Music Theorists. For the idea to offer this session, and for the choice of a superb group of speakers, the New England Conference is indebted to its President, Deborah Stein (1999-2001), and to her 2000 Program Committee, with James Baker as chair. The committee asked each of its five speakers to look towards the new millennium by taking stock of some one or more current concerns within our field, while also proposing new directions. To the papers that resulted, Allen Forte was invited to prepare responses. In my role as moderator, I took pleasure in introducing our speakers and their topics.
It will come as no surprise to learn that the NECMT 2000 Plenary Session concluded by generating a wonderfully lively open discussion--in fact, so lively that the five speakers were left with no time for responding individually to Allen Forte's commentaries about their work. With this present publication, the opportunity for a healthy and provocative exchange has emerged: each speaker has been invited to submit a response to Professor Forte, and to those who have done so, he in turn has responded again. We shall hope that MTO readers will now want to join in the discussion; mto-talk awaits your participation!
-- Janet Schmalfeldt (Tufts University)
Wai-Ling Cheong, "Identity and Influence: New Music Research at Wuhan Music Conservatory"
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Susan Mina Agrawal, Review of John Irving, Mozart: The "Haydn" Quartets. Cambridge Music Handbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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18 November 2002