Music Theory Online

A Journal of Criticism, Commentary, Research, and Scholarship

ISSN 1067-3040

Volume 6, Number 5, November 2000
Copyright � 2000 Society for Music Theory

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Eric Isaacson (Indiana University)
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Editor's Comments


Jeffrey Perry (Louisiana State University)

"Music, Evolution, and the Ladder of Progress"

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David Carson Berry (Yale University)

Review of Philip Furia, Irving Berlin: A Life In Song. New York: Schirmer Books, 1998.

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New Dissertations

  • Cutler, Timothy S., "Orchestration and the Analysis of Tonal Music: Interaction between Orchestration and Other Musical Parameters in Selected Symphonic Compositions, c. 1785-1835." Yale University, 2000.
  • Synofzik, Thomas. "Heinrich Grimm (1592/93-1637): 'Cantilena est loquela canens'. Studien zu �berlieferung und Kompositionstechnik." University of Cologne (Germany), 2000.

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18 November 2002