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Call for Articles

Submissions that match the special field of this journal are welcome. THEORIA accepts articles (studies, essays) on the following topics:
- The entire field of the history of Western Music Theory of any time period, including interdisciplinary studies
- Aspects of influence or interrelationships between Non-Western Music Theory and Western Music Theory
- Commented editions and translations of hardly accessible or yet unpublished source texts on Music Theory or on topics related to Music Theory
- Analytical studies of music of any time period that apply or critically discuss new methods of analysis
- Analytical discussions of recent compositions (after 1980)
- Review articles of books related to the history of Music Theory and Analysis.
All submissions will be peer reviewed for their scholarly quality, clarity and originality. Only high-level professional research materials will be considered. PhD candidates in the related disciplines are particularly encouraged to submit articles.
First send an abstract (300 words max.) and short biographical information by e-mail. If this is accepted, you will be asked to submit your text. It must be the final and complete text ready for publication, sent as Word for Windows file. You should attach all music examples and illustrations, tables etc. separately. The format and bibliographical citations should follow the standards of AMS or SMT submissions for papers and articles.
Please send all submissions and editorial inquiries by e-mail to the editor, Frank Heidlberger: