It is with pleasure that we can announce the release of JMM9, the 9th issue of JMM: The Journal of Music and Meaning.

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We recommend that you start by reading the Editorial of this issue, as this text introduces the new format of JMM and explains several of the new functionalities.

A full PDF document of JMM9, is also available. Click here to download it.

Table of Contents:


Peer-Reviewed Papers

Niels Chr. Hansen, “Luciano Berio’s Sequenza V Analyzed along the Lines of Four Analytical Dimensions Proposed by the Composer”

Douglas C. Wadle, “Meaningful Scribbles: An Approach to Textual Analysis of Unconventional Musical Notations”

Adam Stansbie, “Through Thick and Thin: The Ontology of Tape Music”

Research Reports

Felipe Otondo, “Rediscovering Artaud’s Sonic Order”

Book Reviews

David Hebert, “Why Recorded Music Matters: A Review Essay” – review of Amanda Bayley’s Recorded Music: Performance, Culture and Technology (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

Recent Publications