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Volume 8, Number 2, August 2002
Copyright � 2002 Society for Music Theory
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Vincent P. Benitez (Bowling Green State University)

"Simultaneous Contrast and Additive Designs in Olivier Messiaen’s Opera, Saint François d’Assise"

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Robert Cantrick (Buffalo State College), Commentary on Nicholas Cook, "Theorizing Musical Meaning" (Music Theory Spectrum 23/2 [2001])

Nicholas Cook (University of Southampton), Reply to Cantrick

Employment Opportunities

New Dissertations

  • Berry, David Carson. "Stravinsky's 'Skeletons': Reconnoitering the Evolutionary Paths from Variation Sets to Serialism." Yale University, March 2002.
  • Boland, Marguerite M. "The All-Trichord Hexachord: Compositional Strategies in Elliott Carter's 'Con Leggerezza' and 'Gra.'" La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, December 1999.
  • Cornicello, Anthony M. "Timbral Organization in Tristan Murail's 'D�sint�grations' and 'Rituals.'" Brandeis University, May 2000.
  • Dudeque, Norton, E. "Music Theory and Analysis in the Writings of Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)." University of Reading (UK), April 2002.
  • Kochavi, Jonathan H. "Contextually Defined Musical Transformations." SUNY - Buffalo, April 2002.
  • Laine, Pauli A. "A Method for Musical Motion Patterns." University of Helsinki, April 2000.
  • Maxile, Jr., Horace J. "Say What?: Topics, Signs, and Signification in African American Music." Louisiana State University, October, 2001.
  • Spicer, Mark. "British Pop-Rock Music in the Post-Beatles Era: Three Analytical Studies." Yale University, 2001.
  • Tsougras, Costas F. "Generative Theory of Tonal Music and Modality - Research based on the analysis of '44 Greek miniatures' by Yannis Constantinidis." Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, March 2002.

New Books

Book Review

Harald Krebs (University of Victoria)

Review of David Ferris, Schumann's Eichendorff Liederkreis and the Genre of the Romantic Cycle (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000)

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