Current Musicology

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Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone Music: Symmetry and the Musical Idea
September 22, 2014 ... Boss, Jack. 2014. Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone Music: Symmetry and the Musical Idea. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Densely informative and richly detailed, Jack Boss's monograph on Schoenberg's twelve-tone music is the product of an...

"Django's Tiger": From Jazz to Jazz Manouche
September 22, 2014 ... Not long ago, I saw an online amateur video of the French guitarists Adrien Moignard (b. 1985) and Sebastien Giniaux (b. 1981), who are two of the leading players of the genre known as "jazz manouche" (or "gypsy jazz") (Moignard and Giniaux...

Beat Hierarchy and Beat Patterns-From Aksak to Composite Meter
September 22, 2014 ... In his study of Steve Reich's phase-shifting music, Richard Cohn points to a specific analytical challenge that transcends the repertoire at hand: "Given the relative poverty of our rhythmic terminology, the challenge for the theorist is to...

Hip Hop Ukraine: Music, Race, and African Migration
September 22, 2014 ... Helbig, Adriana. 2014. Hip Hop Ukraine: Music, Race, and African Migration. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. The underpinning principles of Hip Hop Ukraine: Music, Race, and African Migration conform to broader trends within hip hop...

Erik Satie's Socrate (1918), Myths of Marsyas, and Un Style Depouille
September 22, 2014 ... It is almost easier to say what Erik Satie's Socrate is not rather than what it is. It has proved enigmatic since its premiere, when the audience giggled at its conclusion, confused by the strange sincerity of the work, especially since it was...