Music Theory Online

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Volume 14 Number 2, June 2008
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Nicholas Baragwanath
(Royal Northern College of Music)
Analytical Approaches to Melody in Selected Arias by Puccini
Nicole Biamonte
(University of Iowa)
Augmented-Sixth Chords vs. Tritone Substitutes
Kyle Adams
(Indiana University)
Aspects of the Music/Text Relationship in Rap

Employment Opportunities

New Dissertations

  • Amos, Laura Christine, "An Examination of 1920s Parisian Polytonality: Milhaud's Ballet La Creation du monde." The University of Texas at Austin, May 2007.
  • Hoag, Melissa E. , "Multiply-Directed Moments in the Music of Brahms." Indiana University, May 2008.


Olli Väisälä
(Sibelius Academy)
Rhetoric and Justification in Analysis: A Commentary on Eric Wen’s Commentary

Book Review

David Nicholls
(University of Southampton)
Review of Pwll ap Siôn, The Music of Michael Nyman: Texts, Contexts and Intertexts
(Ashgate, 2007)


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