Questions tagged [neo-riemannian-theory]

For questions about the collection theories that follow from Hugo Riemann's writings on dualism.

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Is there a single-letter neo-Riemannian transformation between F and Cm?

In Is there anything special about A♭ in a Tonnetz?, the main diagram makes very clear that there is one adjacent move on the Tonnetz that, surprisingly, doesn't have a single-letter transformation ...
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How can an augmented 3rd interval be considered dissonant?

I'm reading a book where the augmented 3 interval(two note) is considered a dissonant. However being that its enharmonic equivalent is a perfect fourth, I can't see how this can be so. I've done a ...
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Neo-Riemannian Theory, The Minor Plagal Cadence, and Chromatic Voice Leading

In my reading, a criticism that I have heard leveled against Neo-Riemannian theory is that it does not explain the smooth chromatic voice-leading possible in the iv - I instance of the plagal ...
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