Guest blog posts

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Author: Eric Yang, Student, University of Toronto
4 Jul, 2022

In traditional literature, transformational harmony is considered non-functional (Cohn 1996). Here, a new framework is presented to view transformational progressions with tensional areas, called levels, that parallel the system of tension and release… read more

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Author: Catherine Tan, Student, University of Toronto
26 May, 2022

Do you ever find yourself moving together with your peers when you perform or listen to music? The regular beat found in most music is a great stimulus for synchronous movements—we start to automatically move together by following it. Try clapping… read more

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Author: Alexis Millares Thomson, Tegan Ridge, Emma Soldaat, and Daphne Tan
6 Dec, 2021

This is the second of two blog posts about the Victor Zuckerkandl Index (VZI). Check out our… read more

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Author: Alexis Millares Thomson, Tegan Ridge, Emma Soldaat, and Daphne Tan
1 Nov, 2021

For several years now, I’ve been exploring the writings of musicologist and philosopher Victor Zuckerkandl (1896-1965) against the backdrop of historical movements in music theory, Western esotericism, and public scholarship. In the 1930s, Zuckerkandl… read more

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Author: Brooklyn Bohach, BMus, University of Toronto
24 Jun, 2021

This week's blog is written by Brooklyn Bohach, one of the participants in the 2021 Undergraduate Research Showcase. Brooklyn is a performer, producer,… read more

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Author: Tegan Ridge, BA student, University of Toronto
11 Jun, 2020

Today's blog post is brought to you by Tegan Ridge, a Bachelor of Arts student at the University of Toronto. The work presented here would have been part of this year's Faculty of Music… read more

Category: Guest blog posts