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A Model of Triadic Post-Tonality for a Neoconservative Postmodern String Quartet by Sky Macklay

Zane Gillespie
2017 Arts  
This article proposes a non-plural perspective on the analysis of triadic music, offering Sky Macklay's Many Many Cadences as a case study. Part one is a discussion of the work's harmony-voice leading nexus, followed by a discussion of the five conditions of correspondence as implied by this string quartet that articulate a single tonal identity. Part three focuses on a strictly kinematic analysis of the work's harmonic progressions that evinces this identity and establishes its general
more » ... its general applicability. In the final section, the data generated by this analysis conveys the inherent possibility of a single, all-encompassing kinematic, thereby pointing beyond the particularities of Many Many Cadences while informing my formal interpretation of the work.
doi:10.3390/arts6040015 fatcat:rq5tj7yq6janngesjmp2sagbai