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Claude BALLIF
Claude Ballif (22 May 1924 in Paris – 24 July 2004 in Poissons) was a French composer. His music is known as a combination of tonality (in the sense of Bartók, for instance) and serialism - a system that he ...
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... Discusses the role of allegory in tonality. Argues that tonality contains both a literal element ... , the relationship of all tones to a tonal center, and an allegorical element, in which the nature of a tonality can be reshaped. ...
... Johnson defines the music term "tonality" and provides examples to enhance the explanation. ...
Lawrence Dillon
Lawrence Dillon (born July 3, 1959) is an American composer, and Composer in Residence at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). His music has a wide range of expression, generally within a tonal idiom not...
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Tonality and the Cultural
Empirical Musicology Review (2013) Vol. 8, pp. 3-4

The emphasis in this response to Mine Doğantan-Dack’s ‘Tonality: The Shape of Affect’ is on the cultural construction of tonality and the ways in which that may encourage Western musicians to understand tonality as a fundamental psychological process. An alternative ...

... The emphasis in this response to Mine Doğantan-Dack’s ‘Tonality: The Shape of Affect’ is on the ... cultural construction of tonality and the ways in which that may encourage Western musicians to ... understand tonality as a fundamental psychological process. An alternative hypothesis is proposed in which ...
Everyday Tonality: Towards a Tonal Theory of What Most People Hear. By Philip Tagg
IASPM Journal (2012) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 111-112

Everyday Tonality: Towards a Tonal Theory of What Most People Hear Philip Tagg New York and Montreal: The Mass Media Music Scholars’ Press, 2009 ISBN: 97609760188443

... Everyday Tonality: Towards a Tonal Theory of What Most People Hear Philip Tagg New York and ...
Henry Burnett and Roy Nitzberg, Composition, Chromaticism and the Developmental Process: A New Theory of Tonality (2007)

A review of Henry Burnett and Roy Nitzberg, Composition, Chromaticism and the Developmental Process: A New Theory of Tonality (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), ISBN 978-0-7546-5162-8, xxvii + 402 pp, £55/$99.95

... : A New Theory of Tonality (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), ISBN 978-0-7546-5162-8, xxvii + 402 pp, £55/$99.95 ...
... A historical study on all forms of tonality used throughout the 18th and 19th centuries presents current and past theories on tonality. ...
... A conference on tonality in the first half of the 20th century, held in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina, October 1-2, 2010, is discussed. ...
... Explores the issue of string tonality--the string reacting with the soundboard when the string is ... used to modify the tonality of a harp through stringing. ...
... Discusses the concept of tonality in composer Paul Hindemith's works and his contribution to the ... ]. Also describes how Hindemith's mastering of the concept of tonality can be compared to those concepts in Czech music theory. ...
... Raimo considers the definition of tonality, three musical intervals and notes his reflections upon ... Alfonso Vitale's "Modal Table" proposal regarding the birth of tonality. There are presentations ... the subdominant and dominant in relation to tonality. ...
... An improvisation lesson focuses on hymn tonality improvisation. Variations in ostinato patterns are proposed. ...
... Altarac instructs saxophonists on how to achieve the best intonation, tonality and how to beautify their music. ...
... Freiberg instructs on how to create excellent tonality with a stringed instrument. ...
Know Thy Bow Arm
Strings (2014) Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 17-18
... This article offers guidelines for producing high quality tonality through the use of proper bowing techniques. ...
The Birth of Tonality in the French Music Theory of the Second Half of the 16th-17th Centuries
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2011) , No. 8, pp. 70-74

The article discusses the primary parameters of tonality in French music of the 1550s-1700s from the standpoint of modern history of music theory. The article contains the evaluation of 21 French treatises on the topic of the signs of emerging ...

... The article discusses the primary parameters of tonality in French music of the 1550s-1700s from ... treatises on the topic of the signs of emerging tonality. In the conclusion, there is a review of ... theoretical ideas which have lead to the theoretical concept of tonality of J.-F. Rameau. The article ...
... "Understanding Music: Philosophy and Interpretation," Roger Scruton's study of tonality, is reviewed (Continuum). ...