Music Theory Online

The Online Journal of the Society for Music Theory

Copyright � 1998 Society for Music Theory
Volume 4, Number 2 March, 1998 ISSN 1067-3040

General Editor

Editorial Board
Lee Rothfarb (UC Santa Barbara) Henry Klumpenhouwer (University of Alberta)
Justin London (Carleton College)
Catherine Nolan (University of Western Ontario)

Reviews Editor

Consulting Editors
Robert Gjerdingen (Northwestern University) Bo Alphonce Richard Littlefield
Jonathan Bernard Thomas Mathiesen
John Clough Benito Rivera
Nicholas Cook John Rothgeb
Allen Forte Arvid Vollsnes
Stephen Hinton Robert Wason
Marianne Kielian-Gilbert Gary Wittlich

MTO Correspondents

Per F. Broman, Sweden Nicolas Meeus, Belgium, France
Peter Castine, Germany Ken-ichi Sakakibara, Japan
Wai-ling Cheong, Hong Kong Roberto Saltini, Brazil
Geoffrey Chew, England Michiel Schuijer, Holland
Gerold W. Gruber, Austria Uwe Seifert, Germany
Henry Klumpenhouwer, Canada Arvid Vollsnes, Norway
Marco Renoldi, Italy


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1. Target Articles

The essays in this issue of MTO were delivered as lectures on Saturday, November 1, 1998, at SMT's annual meeting, in a Plenary Session entitled "Music Theory: Practices and Prospects." They have been edited for publication.

Joseph N. Straus, SMT 1997 Plenary Session: Introductory Remarks
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Robert D. Morris, Introduction to Panorama of Music Theory, 1987-97
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Patrick McCreless, Music Theory as Community: A Perspective from the Late '90's
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Judith I. Lochhead, Retooling the Technique
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Richard Cohn, Music Theory's New Pedagogability
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Joel Lester, How Theorists Relate To Musicians
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Janet Schmalfeldt, On Keeping the Score
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2. Review

Wayne Alpern, Review Article, "Will the Real Anton Webern Please Stand Up?": Anne C. Shreffler, Webern and the Lyric Impulse (Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1994)
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3. Announcements

Milton Babbitt Symposium
Digital Soundscapes Computer Music Workshops
Alamire Foundation Congress on Chant and Polyphony
Research Studentships: University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland)
Oerebro Chamber Music Festival: Kammarmusikpriset 1998
Tenth International Conference on Ninteenth-Century Music
New issue of the Tijdschrift voor Muziektheorie
New German Mailing List for Musicology
The School and Schooling of Stefan Wolpe
The Mannes College of Music Schenker Symposium
International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM)

4. Employment

The Pingry School, Instrumental Music/Theory
McGill University, Lecturer in Theory
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Visiting Scholar

5. New Dissertations

Theodore E. Buehrer, "An Alternative Pedagogical Paradigm for Aural Skills: An Examination of Constructivist Learning Theory and its Potential for Implementation into Aural Skills Curricula," Indiana University, 1998.
Lane Igoudin, "Impact of MIDI on Electroacoustic Art Music," Stanford University, 1997.
Wacker, Lori J. "Rhythmic and Motivic Procedures in Selected Late Works of S.C. Eckhardt-Gramatte," Indiana University, 1999 (projected).

6. New Books

Cornell University Press

Jenefer Robinson, ed., Music and Meaning
Jerrold Levinson, The Pleasure of Aesthetics: Philosophical Essays

Harvard University Press

Jeffrey Kallberg, Chopin at the Boundaries: Sex, History, and Musical Genre

Harwood Academic Press

Adam Krims, ed., Music and Ideology: Resisting the Aesthetic, with commentary by Henry Klumpenhouwer
David Nicholls, ed., The Whole World of Music: A Henry Cowell Symposium
Valeria Tsenova, ed., Underground Music from the Former USSR

Princeton University Press

Charles Dill, Monstrous Opera: Rameau and the Tragic Tradition
Kenneth Levy, Gregorian Chant and the Carolingians
Leslie David Blasius, The Music Theory of Godfrey Winham

University of California Press

Judit Frigyesi, Bela Bartok and Turn-of-the-Century Budapest

University of Nebrasks Press

Michael Marissen, ed., Bach Perspectives 3: Creative Responses to the Music of J.S. Bach from Mozart to Hindemith
Glenn Stanley, ed., Beethoven Forum 6

7. Communications

Editor's Message

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