Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/65/1/1/927929/1cohn.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 30 March 2022 Richard Cohn In clas si cal antiq uity, it seems, music did not exist i p ne de n dently of poetry and dance. The classical music of Europe sometimes accompanied bo nt eh pa rs, rt although us a u lly only one at a time. Many musi l c a yst n s h a ave wr t it en about his­ tor i cal l de ie r, chan sons, and operas, w ith close at tt io en n to the texts that they set. Many fewer have wri t ten about h t is or i cal gigues, waltzes, and S vol na ic dances with com pa ra ble atte t n ion to the dan in cg bod ies that they were intended to set in motion. It is re sa on able to ask why. One hypoth e sis is that music the o rists, so com for t able with the imm ta e ri­ al ity of tonal ity and meter, are uncom fort able with the c po or re al ity of dance. Pe ­ r http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Music Theory Duke University Press

Loading next page...
 
/lp/duke-university-press/editor-s-note-gFxiw9kRfE
Copyright
Copyright © 2021 by Yale University
ISSN
0022-2909
eISSN
1941-7497
DOI
10.1215/00222909-9124678
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-music-theory/article-pdf/65/1/1/927929/1cohn.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 30 March 2022 Richard Cohn In clas si cal antiq uity, it seems, music did not exist i p ne de n dently of poetry and dance. The classical music of Europe sometimes accompanied bo nt eh pa rs, rt although us a u lly only one at a time. Many musi l c a yst n s h a ave wr t it en about his­ tor i cal l de ie r, chan sons, and operas, w ith close at tt io en n to the texts that they set. Many fewer have wri t ten about h t is or i cal gigues, waltzes, and S vol na ic dances with com pa ra ble atte t n ion to the dan in cg bod ies that they were intended to set in motion. It is re sa on able to ask why. One hypoth e sis is that music the o rists, so com for t able with the imm ta e ri­ al ity of tonal ity and meter, are uncom fort able with the c po or re al ity of dance. Pe ­ r

Journal

Journal of Music TheoryDuke University Press

Published: Apr 1, 2021

There are no references for this article.