Theoria is an annual peer-reviewed journal on all aspects of the history of music theory. It includes critical articles representing the current stage of research, and editions of newly discovered or mostly unknown theoretical texts with translation and commentary. Analytical articles on recent or unknown repertory and methods are also published, as well as review articles on recent secondary literature and textbooks. Back issues are available from Texas A&M University Press.
Volume 16 (2009) will include articles by James MacKay, “Into the Composer’s Workshop: Pre-Compositional Planning and Contrapuntal Design in William Byrd’s Imitative Points”; Kenneth Smith, “Sébastien de Brossard’s Entry for Cadenza in the Manuscript Draft of His Dictionnaire, F-Pn n.a.f. 5269, ff. 88r–91r:”; and Ildar Khannanov, “Revisiting Russian Music Theory: Victor Bobrovsky’s Functional Foundations of Musical Form.”