Indiana Theory Review

Publishing since 1977, Indiana Theory Review (ISSN 0271-8022, e-ISSN forthcoming) 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.

Past issues of Indiana Theory Review can be found on JSTOR. To contact an editor, email


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Publication of Volume 33 and Call for Submissions


We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 33 (1&2) of Indiana Theory Review, in honor of Professor Mary H. Wennerstrom. Professor Wennerstrom retired from Indiana University in 2016 after a career that inspired generations of students through many years of innovative pedagogy and remarkable scholarship. This volume contains articles written by several of her former students and colleagues on novel pedagogical approaches and twentieth-century analysis in honor of her distinguished career as an educator and analyst. (Click below for details)

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