Music Theory Online

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Volume 15 Number 1, March 2009
Copyright 2009 Society for Music Theory
Table of Contents


John Roeder
(University of British Columbia)
Robin Attas
(University of British Columbia)
Metaphors in Motion: Agents and Representation in Transformational Analysis
John Roeder
(University of British Columbia)
Constructing Transformational Signification: Gesture and Agency in Bartók’s Scherzo, Op. 14, No. 2, measures 1–32
Stephanie Lind
(Queen's University)
An Interactive Trichord Space Based on Measures 18–23 of Clermont Pépin’s Toccate no. 3
Mustafa Bor
(University of Alberta)
Sonata-Formal Functions and Transformational Processes in the First Movement of Rochberg’s String Quartet No. 6
Stephanie Lind (Queen's University) and John Roeder (University of British Columbia)
Transformational Distance and Form in Berg’s “Schlafend trägt man mich”
Scott Alexander Cook
(University of British Columbia)
Moving Through Triadic Space: An Examination of Bryars’s Seemingly Haphazard Chord Progressions
John Roeder
(University of British Columbia)
A Transformational Space Structuring the Counterpoint in Adès’s “Auf dem Wasser zu singen”

Employment Opportunities

New Dissertations

  • Bruno, Luca, "Theory and Analysis of Harmony in Adrian Willaert's Canzone villanesche alla napolitana (1542-1545)." University of Trento, Italy, January 2009.
  • Kaastra, Linda T., "Systematic Approaches to the Study of Cognition in Western Art Music Performance." University of British Columbia, May 2008.
  • Kinton, Leslie, "A Documentary Study and Schenkerian Analysis of Dvořák’s Symphony in D minor, op. 70." University of Toronto, November 2008.
  • Lerch, Alexander, "Software-Based Extraction of Objective Parameters from Music Performances." Technical University Berlin, November 2008.
  • Lind, Stephanie K, "Replicative Network Structures: Theoretical Definitions and Analytical Applications." University of British Columbia, January 2009.
  • Steinbeck, Paul, "Urban Magic: The Art Ensemble of Chicago's Great Black Music." Columbia University, May 2008.
  • Vojcic, Aleksandra, "Rhythms as Form: Rhythmic Hierarchy in Later Twentieth-Century Piano Music." Graduate Center CUNY, January 2009.

New Books

Book Reviews

Jack Boss
(University of Oregon)
Review of Michael Cherlin, Schoenberg’s Musical Imagination
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Don Traut
(University of Arizona)
Review of Henry Martin, Counterpoint: A Species Approach Based on Schenker’s “Counterpoint”
(The Scarecrow Press, 2005)


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