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The language of conduct of Music Theory & Analysis is English. Contributions should be submitted in both an editable version (.doc or .docx format) and hardcopy equivalent (.pdf format).
The six sections of MTA include:
Article written by a prominent music theorist, on invitation of the editorial board
(ca. 10,000 words, including footnotes)
Max. 3 peer-reviewed articles, possibly grouped in a thematic dossier
(5000-12,000 words, including footnotes; authors interested in publishing longer contributions should contact the editorial board)
Max. 2 short analyses of specific pieces, peer-reviewed
(1000-3000 words; footnotes should be limited to a minimum)
One article addressing aspects of teaching music theory and/or analysis, such as: teaching methods, textbooks, didactic experiments, teaching examples, programs, software, global vision of music theory education, etc.
(variable word count, depending on type of contribution)
Sources: Translation and Commentaries
This new section contains peer-reviewed contributions offering a (partial) translation and contextualization of an important music theoretical source.
Max. 3 reviews of recently published books on music theory and analysis, also covering their educational use.
Books for review should be sent to the editorial address.
Music Theory and Analysis
Leuven University Press