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Volume 12 Number 2, May 2006
Copyright 2006 Society for Music Theory
Table of Contents


Yosef Goldenberg
(Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
A Musical Gesture of Growing Obstinacy
[With Frames] [Without Frames]
Scott Murphy
(University of Kansas)
The Major Tritone Progression in Recent Hollywood Science Fiction Films
[With Frames] [Without Frames]
Ronald Woodley
(University of Central England, Birmingham Conservatoire)
Sharp Practice in the Later Middle Ages: Exploring the Chromatic Semitone and its Implications

Employment Opportunities

New Dissertations

  • Auerbach, Brent, L, "The Analytical Grundgestalt: A New Model and Methodology Based on the Music of Johannes Brahms." University of Rochester - Eastman School of Music, May 2005.
  • Decker, Bradley D, "Preserving the Fragment: Techniques and Traits of Franco Donatoni's Joyous Period (1977 to 2000)." University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, January 2006.
  • Kelley, Robert T., "Modulo-Seven Transformations in Post-Functional Music." Florida State University, April 2005.
  • Khannanov, Ildar, "Russian Methodology of Music Theory and Analysis." University of California, Santa Barbara, December 2003.
  • Martens, Peter A., "Beat-Finding, Listener Strategies, and Musical Meter." University of Chicago, June 2005.
  • Spicer, Mark, "British Pop-Rock Music in the Post-Beatles Era: Three Analytical Studies." Yale University, December 2001.
  • Thurmaier, David P, "Time and Compositional Process in Charles Ives's Holidays Symphony." Indiana University, May 2006.
  • Weytjens, Stephan, "Text as a Crutch in Arnold Schoenberg’s “Pierrot Lunaire” op. 21? An Analysis of the Relationship between Textual Aspects and Musical Structure in Free Atonality." Catholic University of Leuven, December 2003.
  • Yoshikawa, Christine M, "Rachmaninoff’s Integrative Technique and Structural Organization: A Schenkerian Analysis of Allegro Moderato, from Piano Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Opus 28." Arizona State University, May 2004.

New Books

Book Review

David H. Smyth
(Louisiana State University)
Review of Maureen A. Carr ed., Stravinsky's Histoire du soldat: A Facsimile of the Sketches
(A-R Editions, 2005)


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