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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Call for Papers—ITR/MT Joint Issue


The Indiana Theory Review (ITR) and Musica Theorica (MT) are glad to announce the start of a collaborative project centered on multilingual joint publications. By simultaneously publishing in English and Spanish or Portuguese, we aim to foreground work produced in languages with less visibility in the field of music theory while bringing works in English to a broader readership.

For our first joint issue, we encourage submissions on the topic of “Music Theory, Analysis, and Latin America.” Our broad topic is not meant as an exhaustive approach to the subject, but as an open invitation to authors from any background working on any of the diverse musical practices of Latin America. Papers may address, for instance, Latin American repertoires, composers, and compositional styles from an analytical perspective. They can also discuss ideas, concepts, or music theories proposed or developed within this region.