1. John Z. Mckay & Alexander Rehding (2011). The Structure of Plato's Dialogues and Greek Music Theory: A Response to JB Kennedy. Apeiron 44 (4):359-375.
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  2. Alexander Rehding (2009). Music and Monumentality: Commemoration and Wonderment in Nineteenth Century Germany. OUP USA.
    A few weeks after the reunification of Germany, Leonard Bernstein raised his baton above the ruins of the Berlin Wall and conducted a special arrangement of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. The central statement of the work, that "all men will be brothers," captured the sentiment of those who saw a brighter future for the newly reunited nation. This now-iconic performance is a palpable example of "musical monumentality" - a significant concept which underlies our cultural and ideological understanding of Western art music (...)
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  3. Suzannah Clark & Alexander Rehding (eds.) (2005). Music Theory and Natural Order From the Renaissance to the Early Twentieth Century. Cambridge University Press.
    Music theorists of almost all ages employ a concept of "Nature" to justify observations or statements about music. The understanding of what "Nature" is, however, is subject to cultural and historical differences. In tracing these explanatory strategies and their changes in music theories between c. 1600 and 1900, these essays explore (for the first time in a book-length study) how the multifarious conceptions of nature, located variously between scientific reason and divine power, are brought to bear on music theory and (...)
     
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