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Introduction ß Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005. Published by Blackwell Publishing, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK INTRODUCTION As Chua writes, the `contingent, the particular, the momentary, the elements that our analytical tools often subsume will all need to figure in our re-thinking of unity'. To misquote Morgan's appropriation of Roland Barthes, rather than simply denying old unities, we might try to seek new (plural) ones. On this, all the writers seem to be in extraordinary agreement. And, were it not for the fact that such a remark could be interpreted as having inappropriately synthetic intentions, I might even suggest that ± far from being in dispute ± there is ultimately an intriguing degree of unanimity between the `unitarian' and `antiunitarian' congregations here present. Ã Music Analysis is honoured to be publishing the last piece of writing completed by Jonathan Kramer before his untimely death in June 2004. The sharpness of his analytical mind and the generosity of his thinking come through clearly in this article. His final sentence stands as elegant testimony to a professional life devoted to enabling others to find ± through composition as well as analysis ± ever fresh ways of listening and understanding: `I http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Music Analysis Wiley

Introduction

Music Analysis , Volume 23 (2‐3) – Jul 1, 2004

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Wiley
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Copyright © 2004 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
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0262-5245
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1468-2249
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10.1111/j.0262-5245.2004.00207.x
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Abstract

ß Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005. Published by Blackwell Publishing, 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK INTRODUCTION As Chua writes, the `contingent, the particular, the momentary, the elements that our analytical tools often subsume will all need to figure in our re-thinking of unity'. To misquote Morgan's appropriation of Roland Barthes, rather than simply denying old unities, we might try to seek new (plural) ones. On this, all the writers seem to be in extraordinary agreement. And, were it not for the fact that such a remark could be interpreted as having inappropriately synthetic intentions, I might even suggest that ± far from being in dispute ± there is ultimately an intriguing degree of unanimity between the `unitarian' and `antiunitarian' congregations here present. Ã Music Analysis is honoured to be publishing the last piece of writing completed by Jonathan Kramer before his untimely death in June 2004. The sharpness of his analytical mind and the generosity of his thinking come through clearly in this article. His final sentence stands as elegant testimony to a professional life devoted to enabling others to find ± through composition as well as analysis ± ever fresh ways of listening and understanding: `I

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Music AnalysisWiley

Published: Jul 1, 2004

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