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Cambridge History of Western Music Theory

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ISBN-10: 0521686989

ISBN-13: 9780521686983

Edition: 2004

Authors: Thomas Christensen

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This comprehensive history of Western music is a collaborative project by music theorists and historians. The volume traces the rich panorama of music-theoretical thought from the Ancient Greeks to 2000.
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Book details

List price: $60.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1024
Size: 5.91" wide x 8.90" long x 2.28" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Introduction Thomas Christensen
Disciplining Music Theory
Mapping the terrain Leslie Blasius
Musica practica: music theory as pedagogy Robert W. Wason
Epistemologies of music theory Nicholas Cook
Speculative Traditions
Greek music theory Thomas J. Mathiesen
The transmission of ancient music theory into the Middle Ages Calvin Bower
Medieval canonics Jan Herlinger
Tuning and temperament Rudolf Rasch
The role of harmonics in the scientific revolution Penelope Gouk
From acoustics to tonpsychologie Burdette Green and David Butler
Music theory and mathematics Catherine Nolan
Regulative Traditions
Notes, scales, and modes in Carolingian thought David Cohen
Renaissance modal theory: theoretical, compositional and editorial perspectives Cristle Collins Judd
Tonal organization in seventeenth-century music theory Gregory Barnett
Dualist tonal space and transformation in the nineteenth century Henry Klumpenhouwer
Organum, diaphonia, discantus, contrapunctus in the Middle Ages Sarah Fuller
Counterpoint pedagogy in the Renaissance Peter Schubert
Performance theory Albert Cohen
Steps to Parnassus: contrapuntal theory in 1725: precursors and successors Ian Bent
Twelve-tone theory John Covach
The evolution of rhythmic notation Anna Maria Busse Berger
Theories of musical rhythm in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries William Caplin
Rhythm in twentieth-century theory Justin London
Tonality Brian Hyer
Rameau and eighteenth-century harmonic theory Joel Lester
Nineteenth-century harmonic theory: the Austro-German legacy David W. Bernstein
Heinrich Schenker William Drabkin
Descriptive Traditions
Music and rhetoric Patrick McCreless
Form Scott Burnham
Thematic and motivic analysis Jonathan Dunsby
Energetics Lee Rothfarb
The psychology of music Robert Gjerdingen