Bookcover: Theoria 14: Historical Aspects of Music Theory

Theoria 14: Historical Aspects of Music Theory

Frank Heidlberger — editor.
Subjects: Journal, Music

June, 2007


About Heidlberger's Theoria 14

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 14 (2007) contents:

  • Kyle Adams, “Theories of Chromaticism from the Late Sixteenth to the Early Eighteenth Century”;
  • David Beach, “Georg Andreas’ Sorge’s Genealogia allegorica / Intervallum Octavae diatono-chromaticae: A Translation with Brief Commentary”;
  • Stefan Eckert, “Einschnitt, Absatz, and Cadenz: The Description of Galant Syntax in Joseph Riepel’s Anfangsgründe zur musicalischen Setzkunst “;
  • Markus Waldura, “Musical Rhetoric and the Modern Concept of Musical Period: A New Perspective on 18th Century German Theories of Musical Periodicity. Part two (Kirnberger and Koch)”;
  • Graham Phipps Review of: Peter H. Smith: Brahms’s Instrumental Music: Structure and Meaning in His Werther Quartet , Indiana University Press, 2005.

About the Editor

FRANK HEIDLBERGER is professor of music theory at the University of North Texas. He received his degrees in musicology at Würzburg University (Germany). He has published numerous books and articles on music history and theory of the 16th to 20th centuries, particularly on Italian instrumental music around 1600, 19th century composers Carl Maria von Weber, Hector Berlioz, and Giacomo Meyerbeer, and 20th century composer and theorist Paul Hindemith.

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