Articles about Musical Forms

Chains of Gold
Choir & Organ (2016) Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. 71-73


Galant Recitative Schemas
Journal of Music Theory (2015) Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 1-61

Italianate recitative of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries constituted a distinct musical language that coexisted with the familiar style of common practice music. In this article we propose a theory of that language ("galant recitative"), which we characterize in ...

Mutiny Music: A sonic passage between islands
Perfect Beat (2015) Vol. 16, No. 1-2, pp. 9-28

"Mutiny Music" is a 12-part jazz suite composed by Rick Robertson in 2006 and performed by his band Baecastuff, a Sydney-based contemporary jazz ensembles. The work retells the mythic story at the foundations of two Pacific island communities, Pitcairn and ...