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.

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Publication of Volume 34 and Call for Submissions


We are pleased to announce the publication of Volume 34 of the Indiana Theory Review. This volume includes a variety of repertoires and approaches: Michael Vitalino (Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam), “Liszt’s ‘Poisoned’ Song: Examining the Versions and Poetic Interpretations of Vergiftet sind meine Lieder;” Jacob Gran (Louisiana State University), “Ornamental and Motivic Integration in Chopin’s Op. 9 Nocturnes;” Miona Dimitrijevic (Université de Strasbourg), “Elaboration of the Grundgestalt through an Analysis of Max Reger’s Orchestral Works;” Russell Knight (Pomona College & Scripps College), “On the Analytical Tradition of Schoenberg’s Erwartung (Op. 17);” and Steven D. Mathews (University of Cincinnati), Review of Analysis of 18th- and 19th-Century Musical Works in the Classical Tradition by David Beach and Ryan McClelland. New York: Routledge, 2012.