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When All You Have is a Hammer: Surface/Depth as Good Comparison
Ian Sewell

Segmentation, Phrasing, and Meter in Hip-Hop Music
Ben Duinker

Webs of Meaning in John Corigliano’s Tarantellas
Cara Stroud

Second-Reprise Opening Schemas in Bach’s Binary Movements
Christopher Brody

Undersurface Sequences
Ram Reuven

Rethinking Sonata Failure: Mendelssohn’s Overture Zum Märchen von der schönen Melusine
Julian Horton

Reframing Music Theory

Naming the Frames that Shape Us
Elizabeth West Marvin


Music Theory’s White Racial Frame
Philip Ewell

From Exoticism to Interculturalism: Counterframing the East–West Binary
Yayoi U. Everett

Music Theory’s Therapeutic Imperative and the Tyranny of the Normal
Joseph Straus

Getting to Count
Ellie M. Hisama


Voice Leading: The Science Behind a Musical Art. By David Huron. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016, vii + 263 pages
Morwaread M. Farbood

Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos. By Andrew Hicks
Jessica Fulkerson