Publishing since 1977, Indiana Theory Review (ISSN 0271-8022, e-ISSN 2474-7777) provides a venue for creative and imaginative articles on music theory, a forum for the thoughtful exchange of ideas and directions in the field through letters and editorial comments, and an opportunity for review of books and periodicals dealing with a variety of music subjects. Each semiannual, peer-reviewed issue, sponsored by Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, its Department of Music Theory, and the Graduate Theory Association, showcases the basic philosophy of sound scholarship and high quality performance as the hallmarks of superior music education.

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Publication of Volume 36 and Call for Submissions


We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 36 of the Indiana Theory Review. This volume includes a variety of repertoires and approaches: Chelsey L. Hamm (Christopher Newport University), "Interdisciplinary Assignments in the Music Fundamentals Classroom;" Samantha M. Inman (Stephen F. Austin State University), "Reprise Structures in Haydn's Op. 50 Minuets;" James S. MacKay (Loyola University New Orleans), "Fuzzy Boundaries in Classical Sonata Expositions: The Main Theme→Transition Thematic Complex;" Dave Molk (Independent Researcher), "Beethoven's “Tempest” Sonata: Ambiguity and Largo-Allegro Hybrid Passages;" Gilad Rabinovitch (Florida State University), "Hidden Polyphony, Linear Hierarchy, and Scale-Degree Associations in Galant Schemata."