All validated nominees for 2022 publication awards are listed in the table below. 

 

 

Publication Information Award Type
Brown, J., Tan, D., & Baker, D. (2021). The perceptual attraction of pre-dominant chords. Music Perception, 39(1), 21-40. Outstanding Publication Award
Burns, C. (2019). 'Together Again,' but we keep On crying: Buck Owens, Tom Brumley, and the pedal steel guitar, 1964. Music Theory Online, 25(2). Outstanding Publication Award
Chung, A. (2019). What is musical meaning? Theorizing music as performative ttterance. Music Theory Online, 25(1). Outstanding Publication Award
Duguay, M. (2019). Physical balance, gravity, and tension in contemporary piano works. Theory and Practice, 44, 1-38. Outstanding Publication Award
Ewell, P. (2019). On the Russian concept of Lād, 1830-1945. Music Theory Online, 25(4). Outstanding Publication Award
Hall, P. (2021). Giving voice to a foxtrot from Auschwitz-Birkenau. Music Theory Online, 27(3). Outstanding Publication Award
Heneghan, Á. (2019). Liquidation and Its origins. Journal of Music Theory, 63(1), 71-102. Outstanding Publication Award
Horton, J. (2021). Rethinking sonata failure: Mendelssohn's 'Overture Zum Marchen von der schonen Melusine'. Music Theory Spectrum, 43(2), 299-319. Outstanding Publication Award
Hynes-Tawa, L. (2021). Tonic, final, kyū: Tonal mappings in the Meiji period and beyond. Analytical Approaches to World Music, 9(1). Outstanding Publication Award
Kajikawa, L. (2021). Leaders of the new school? Music Departments, hip-hop, and the challenge of significant difference. Twentieth-century Music, 18(1), 45-64. Outstanding Publication Award
Kozak, M. (2021). Feeling meter: Kinesthetic knowledge and the case of recent progressive metal. Journal of Music Theory, 65(20), 185-237 Outstanding Publication Award
Lavengood, M. (2020). The cultural significance of timbre analysis: A case study in 1980s pop music, texture, and narrative. Music Theory Online, 26(3). Outstanding Publication Award
Leaman, K. (2021). Musical techniques in Balanchine's jazzy Bach ballet. Journal of Music Theory 65(1), 139-169. Outstanding Publication Award
Lee, K. (2021). Formalising star clusters: Sonata Pprocess and breakthrough function in the adagio of Mahler's Tenth Symphony. Music Analysis, 40(2), 178-226. Outstanding Publication Award
Li, E. (2021). Cantopop and speech-melody complex. Music Theory Online, 27(1). Outstanding Publication Award
Lucas, O. (2021). Performing analysis, performing metal: Meshuggah, Edvard Hansson, and the analytical light show. Music Theory Online, 27(4). Outstanding Publication Award
Lumsden, Rachel (2020). Music theory for the 'weaker sex': Oliveria Prescott's columns for The Girl's Own Paper. Music Theory Online, 26(3). Outstanding Publication Award
Mailman, J. (2020). Portmantonality and Babbitt's poetics of double entendre. Music Theory Online, 26(2). Outstanding Publication Award
Manabe, N. (2019). Chants of the resistance: Flow, memory, and inclusivity. Music and Politics, 13(1). Outstanding Publication Award
Manabe, N. (2019). We gon' be alright? The ambiguities of Kendrick Lamar's protest anthem. Music Theory Online, 25(1). Outstanding Publication Award
Martins, J. (2019). Scalar dissonance and the analysis of polytonal/modal mismatch in Twentieth-century music. Musurgia 26(3-4), 49-87. Outstanding Publication Award
Ohriner, M. (2019). Analyzing the pitch content of the rapping voice. Journal of New Music Research, 48(5), 413-433. Outstanding Publication Award
Rao, N. (2020). The concept of Shi: Chinese aesthetics and Happy Rain on a Spring Night (2004). Music Theory Online, 26(3). Outstanding Publication Award
Simpson-Litke, R. (2021). Flipped, broken, and paused clave: Dancing through metric ambiguities in salsa music. Journal of Music Theory, 65(1), 39-80. Outstanding Publication Award
Sofer, D. (2020). Specters of sex: Tracing the tools and techniques of contemporary music analysis. Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie, 17(1), 31-63. Outstanding Publication Award
Anderson, D. (2020). (Per)forming open form: A case study with Earle Brown's Novara. Music Theory Online, 26(3). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Arthur, C. (2021). Vicentino versus Palestrina: A computational investigation of voice leading across changing vocal densities. Journal of New Music Research, 50(1), 74-101. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Babyak, T. (2020). My intersecting quests as a disabled independent scholar. Current Musicology, 107, 158-162 Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Burns, C. (2019). 'Together Again,' but we keep On crying: Buck Owens, Tom Brumley, and the pedal steel guitar, 1964. Music Theory Online, 25(2). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Carter-Enyi, A., & Rabinovitch, G. (2021). Onset and contiguity: Melodic feature reduction and pattern discovery. Music Theory Online, 27(4). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Chandler, O. (2021). Reginald Smith Brindle's concept of tonal-atonal equilibrium in theory and practice. Soundboard Scholar, 7. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Chung, A. (2021). Vibration, difference, and solidarity in the anthropocene: Ethical difficulties of new materialist sound studies and some alternatives. Resonance: The Journal of Sound and Culture, 2(2), 218-241. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Chung, A. (2019). What is musical meaning? Theorizing music as performative ttterance. Music Theory Online, 25(1). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Duguay, M. (2019). Physical balance, gravity, and tension in contemporary piano works. Theory and Practice, 44, 1-38. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Duinker, B. (2021). Segmentation, phrasing, and meter in hip-hop music. Music Theory Spectrum, 43(2). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Emmery, L. (2020). Elliott Carter's first string quartet: In search of Proustian time. The Musical Quarterly, 101(3), 1-41. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Frederick, L. (2019). Generic (Mod-7) voice-leading spaces. Journal of Music Theory, 63(2), 167-207. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Guez, J. (2020). Recapitulatory compressions in some texted and instrumental works by Schubert. Music Theory Online, 26(2). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Ho, J. (2021). Corporeal musical structure: A gestural-kinaesthetic approach to Toru Takemitsu's Rain Tree Sketch II. Music Theory Online, 27(4). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Hynes-Tawa, L. (2021). Tonic, final, kyū: Tonal mappings in the Meiji period and beyond. Analytical Approaches to World Music, 9(1). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Lavengood, M. (2020). The cultural significance of timbre analysis: A case study in 1980s pop music, texture, and narrative. Music Theory Online, 26(3). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Leaman, K. (2021). Musical techniques in Balanchine's jazzy Bach ballet. Journal of Music Theory 65(1), 139-169. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Lee, K. (2021). Formalising star clusters: Sonata Pprocess and breakthrough function in the adagio of Mahler's Tenth Symphony. Music Analysis, 40(2), 178-226. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Li, E. (2021). Cantopop and speech-melody complex. Music Theory Online, 27(1). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Lucas, O. (2021). Performing analysis, performing metal: Meshuggah, Edvard Hansson, and the analytical light show. Music Theory Online, 27(4). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Maler, A., & Komaniecki, R. (2021). Rhythmic techniques in deaf hip hop. Music Theory Online, 27(1). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Miller, B. (2021). Leonard Meyer's theory of musical style, from pragmatism to information theory. Resonance, 2(4), 475-502. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Moreira de Sousa, D. (2019). Composing with textures: A proposal for formalization of textural spaces. MusMat: Brazilian Journal of Music and Mathematics, 3(1), 19-48. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Morrison, L. (2021). Encoding post-spectral sound: Kaija Saariaho's early electronic music at IRCAM, 1982-87. Music Theory Online, 27(3). Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Murphy, N. (2021). Expressive timing in Bob Dylan's 'With God on our Side'. Music Analysis, 39(3), 387-413 Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Park, J. (2020). Rhyming techniques and identity in Korean hip hop. Journal of World Popular Music, 7(2), 45-67. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Ripley, A. (2019). Mock trials in the music theory classroom. Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, 33, 205-32. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Sofer, D. (2020). Specters of sex: Tracing the tools and techniques of contemporary music analysis. Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft für Musiktheorie, 17(1), 31-63. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Stevens, A. (2021). Music in the body: The Eighteenth-century contredanse and hypermetrical hearing. Journal of Music Theory, 65(1), 81-106. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Sullivan, J. (2021). Metric manipulations in post-tonal music. Music Theory Spectrum, 43(1), 123-152. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Tarrant, C. (2019). Structural acceleration in Nielsen's 'Sinfonia Espansiva'. Music Analysis, 38(3), 358-386. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Utne-Reitan, B. (2021). Schematic deformation: Systematic linearity in Grieg's 'Takk' and other lyric pieces. Music Analysis, 40(20), 227-252. https://doi.org/10.1111/musa.12165 Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Zazulia, E. (2019). Out of proportion: Nuper rosarum flores and the danger of false exceptionalism. Journal of Musicology, 36(2), 131-166. Emerging Scholar Award (Article)
Auerbach, B. (2021). Musical motives: a theory and method for analyzing shape in music. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
BaileyShea, M. (2021). Lines and lyrics: an introduction to poetry and song. Yale University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Benitez, Vincent. (2019). Olivier Messiaen's opera, Saint Francois d'Assise. Indiana University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Bernstein, Z. (2021). Thinking in and about music: analytical reflections on Milton Babbitt's music and thought. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Burstein, P. (2020). Journeys through galant expositions. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Chua, D., & Rehding, A. (2021). Alien listening: Voyager's golden record and music from Earth. Zone Books. Wallace Berry Award
Grant, R. (2020). Peculiar attunements : how affect theory turned musical. Fordham University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Kozak, M. (2019). Enacting musical time: the bodily experience of new music. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Leong, D. (2019). Performing Knowledge: Twentieth-Century Music in Analysis and Performance. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Lucas, A. (2019). Music of a thousand years: a new history of Persian musical traditions. University of California Press. Wallace Berry Award
Malawey, V. (2020). A blaze of light in every word: analyzing the popular singing voice. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Ohriner, M. (2019). Flow: the rhythmic voice in rap music. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Robinson, D. (2020). Hungry listening: resonant theory for indigenous sound studies. University of Minnesota Press. Wallace Berry Award
Shelley, B. (2021). Healing for the soul: Richard Smallwood, the vamp, and the gospel imagination. Oxford University Press. Wallace Berry Award
Wannamaker, R. (2021). The music of James Tenney, Vol. 1: Contexts and paradigms; Vol. 2: A handbook to the pieces. University of Illinois Press. Wallace Berry Award
Bernstein, Z. (2021). Thinking in and about music: analytical reflections on Milton Babbitt's music and thought. Oxford University Press. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Cook, K. (2021). Music theory in late Medieval Avignon: Magister Johannes Pipardi. Routledge. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Emmery, L. (2020). Compositional process in Elliott Carter's string quartets: a study in sketches. Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Palfy, C. (2021). Musical agency and the social listener. Routledge. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Shelley, B. (2021). Healing for the soul: Richard Smallwood, the vamp, and the gospel imagination. Oxford University Press. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Tilley, L. (2019). Making it up together: the art of collective improvisation in Balinese music and beyond. The University of Chicago Press. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Zazulia, E. (2021). Where sight meets sound: the poetics of late-Medieval music writing. Oxford University Press. Emerging Scholar Award (Book)
Duguay, M., Hannaford, M., and Momii, T. (2020). Engaged Music Theory. https://engagedmusictheory.com/ Citation of Special Merit
Mailman, J. (2019). Babbitt's Beguiling Surfaces, Improvised Inside, parts 1-3. SMT-V, 5(1-3). Citation of Special Merit
Ferguson, B. (ed. and author), Elkins, A., & Laws-Nicola, T. (2020). Music Theory Examples in Video Game Music. Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy. Citation of Special Merit
Gotham, M., Gullings, K., Hamm, C., Hughes, B., Jarvis, B., Lavengood, M., & Peterson, J. (2021). Open Music Theory, Version 2. https://viva.pressbooks.pub/openmusictheory/ Citation of Special Merit
Sanchez-Behar, A. (2020). John Adams: A research and information guide. Routledge Citation of Special Merit
Ewell, P. (2020). Confronting Racism and Sexism in American Music Theory. https://musictheoryswhiteracialframe.wordpress.com/ Citation of Special Merit
Emmery, L. & Levy, B. (Eds.). (2021). Special symposium: Archival research in music: New materials, methods, and arguments. Music Theory Online, 27(3). Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
McAuley, T., Nielsen, N., Levinson, J., & Phillips-Hutton, A. (Eds.). (2021). The Oxford handbook of western music and philosophy. Oxford University Press. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
Rodgers, S. (Ed.). (2021). The songs of Fanny Hensel. Oxford University Press. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
Emmery, L. (2021). Serbian musical avant-gardes. Contemporary Music Review, 40(5-6). Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
VanHandel, L. (Ed.). (2020). The Routledge companion to music theory pedagogy. Routledge. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
Garrett, C., & Oja, Carol J.(Eds.). (2021). Sounding together: collaborative perspectives on U.S. music in the 21st century. University of Michigan Press. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
Gatdula, A. (Ed.). (2020). Project Spectrum colloquy: Strengthening the pipeline. Current Musicology, 107, 137-162. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection
Venn, E., & Stoecker, P. (Eds.). (2021). Thomas Adès studies. Cambridge University Press. Outstanding Multi-Author Collection

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May 12, 2022