Latest News & Announcements

September 18, 2020

The Music Notation and Visualization Interest Group (MNVIG) seeks to create a scholarly forum where research, discussion and creativity are promoted, when concerning the representation of musical sound through rendered code, staff notation and graphic scores.

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August 24, 2020

The August 2020 edition of the SMT Newsletter is available!

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August 21, 2020

"Melodic Language & Linguistic Melodies: Text Setting in Ìgbò" by Aaron Carter-Ényì and Quintina Carter-Ényì is now available at

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August 7, 2020

Dr. Emmery will research and lecture at the University of Arts in Belgrade as part of a project on Between the Wars: Music and Cold-War Politics in Yugoslavia’s Avant-Garde Movement, 1950-1990.

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August 5, 2020

With articles by Adams; Bhogal; Brøvig-Hanssen, Sandvik, and Aareskjold-Drecker; Ewell; Guez; Hutchinson; Kahrs; Lee; Mailman; Ofcarcik; Rabinovitch; Yorgason and Lyon.

July 28, 2020

The Executive Board of the Society for Music Theory condemns the anti-Black statements and personal ad hominem attacks on Philip Ewell perpetuated in several essays included in the “Symposium on Philip Ewell’s 2019 SMT Plenary Paper” published by the Journal of Schenkerian Studies.

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July 28, 2020

SMT-V 6.4, "The Dance Chorus in Recent Top-40 Music," by Alyssa Barna, is available at