Volume 5

This article was originally part of a Round Table discussion entitled Four Approaches to the Understanding of a Single Musical WorkThe Aria "Ich folge dir gleichfalls" from the St. John Passion of J.S. Bach, which took place at the seventh annual meeting of the Society held in Washington, D.C., December…
This article was originally part of a Round Table discussion entitled Four Approaches to the Understanding of a Single Musical WorkThe Aria "Ich folge dir gleichfalls" from the St. John Passion of J.S. Bach, which took place at the seventh annual meeting of the Society held in Washington, D.C., December…
This article was originally part of a Round Table discussion entitled Four Approaches to the Understanding of a Single Musical WorkThe Aria "Ich folge dir gleichfalls" from the St. John Passion of J.S. Bach, which took place at the seventh annual meeting of the Society held in Washington, D.C., December…
This article was originally part of a Round Table discussion entitled Four Approaches to the Understanding of a Single Musical WorkThe Aria "Ich folge dir gleichfalls" from the St. John Passion of J.S. Bach, which took place at the seventh annual meeting of the Society held in Washington, D.C., December…
This article was part of a Symposium entitled The Crisis in Theory Teaching. The other authors were A. Tillman Merritt, Andrew Imbrie, and Milton Babbitt. Their articles also appear in SYMPOSIUM Volume 5. This discussion intends to convey to our readers current ideas on the proper material for undergraduate and…
This article was part of a Symposium entitled The Crisis in Theory Teaching. The other authors were A. Tillman Merritt, Howard Boatwright, and Milton Babbitt. Their articles also appear in SYMPOSIUM Volume 5. This discussion intends to convey to our readers current ideas on the proper material for undergraduate and…
In high schools throughout the country, orchestras, bands and choirs flourish; not unreasonably, we might expect to observe a consequent flowering of music itself. But even a casual glance at the great majority of these school playing organizations reveals that Western art music remains terra incognita to the participating students…
When one has assisted at the birth of a department and has thereafter been closely associated with its development for eighteen years it is impossible for him to view the corpus with complete judicial detachment. I shall not pretend to do so, therefore, only hoping that my natural paternal bias…
I like to believe that a not insignificant consequence of the proper understanding of a proper theory of music is to assure that a composer who asserts something such as: "I don't compose by system, but by ear" thereby convicts himself of, at least, an argumentum ad populum by equating…
This article was part of a Symposium entitled The Crisis in Theory Teaching. The other authors were Andrew Imbrie, Howard Boatwright, and Milton Babbitt. Their articles also appear in SYMPOSIUM Volume 5. This discussion intends to convey to our readers current ideas on the proper material for undergraduate and graduate…