Music Theory Online

The Online Journal of the Society for Music Theory

Copyright � 1996 Society for Music Theory
Volume 2, Number 7 November, 1996 ISSN 1067-3040

General Editor Editorial Board

Lee Rothfarb (UC Santa Barbara) David Headlam (Eastman School of Music) Justin London (Carleton College) Ann McNamee (Swarthmore College)

Reviews Editor Consulting Editors

Brian Alegant Bo Alphonce Thomas Mathiesen (McGill University) Jonathan Bernard Benito Rivera John Clough John Rothgeb Nicholas Cook Arvid Vollsnes Allen Forte Robert Wason Marianne Kielian-Gilbert Gary Wittlich Stephen Hinton

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1. Target Article

Eric J. Isaacson, Issues in the Study of Similarity in Atonal Music

2. Commentaries

Roger Wibberley, "Mode versus Ficta" in Context

Channan Willner, Handel, the Sarabande, and Levels of Genre: A Reply to David Schulenberg

3. Reviews

Donna Brink Fox, Review of Abeles, Harold; Hoffer, Charles; and Klotman, Robert. (1994). Foundations of Music Education, 2nd ed. New York: Schirmer Books

Jonathan Wild, Review of the HUMDRUM Toolkit: UNIX Tools for Musical Research, created by David Huron

4. Music Theory International

Gerold W. Gruber, Review of the 3rd Congress for Music Theory, Vienna, Austria, May 10-12, 1996

5. Announcements

6. Employment

7. New Dissertations

8. New Books

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