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Felix Diergarten."Jedem Ohre klingend": Formprinzipien in Haydns Sinfonieexpositionen. Laaber: Laber Verlag, 2012. ISBN 9783890076010. 235 pp.

Spanning five decades and over 100 works, Joseph Haydn's corpus of music for orchestra spans a tumultuous time in the history of musical form. [...]

Lauri Suurpää. Death in Winterreise: Musico-Poetic Associations in Schubert's Song Cycle. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. ISBN 9780253011008. 224 + xi pp.

There are certain things that all studies of Schubert's Winterreise seem to have to rehearse: its genesis from the various layers in the publication of Wilhelm Müller's poems to the first edition of Schubert's setting, the vexed question of whether or not Schubert's cycle expresses a narrative, and the equally vexed question of whether or not the keys of the songs—in their various transpositions in the journey from manuscript to publication—exhibit an overarching tonal unity. [...]


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Publication date: May 1, 2015

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  • Music Theory and Analysis (MTA) International Journal of the Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory

    Music Theory and Analysis (MTA) is a peer-reviewed international journal focusing on recent developments in music theory and analysis. It has a special interest in the interplay between theory and analysis, as well as in the interaction between European and North-American scholarship. Open to a wide variety of repertoires, approaches, and methodologies, the journal aims to stimulate dialogue between diverse traditions within the field.

    Each issue of the journal will contain five sections: (1) an invited keynote article, (2) a selection of peer-reviewed articles, colloquies and short analytical vignettes, (4) contributions to the pedagogy of music theory and analysis, and (5) book reviews, with a focus on transatlantic exchange.

    MTA is the official journal of the Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory (Vereniging voor Muziektheorie). It is the successor to the Dutch Journal of Music Theory (Tijdschrift voor Muziektheorie).
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