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Prof Kenneth Smith

Senior Lecturer in Music Music

Publications

2021

Scriabin's "two-dimensional" accelerative forms (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2021). Scriabin's "two-dimensional" accelerative forms. In K. Smith, & V. Kallis (Eds.), Interpreting Scriabin. Oxford: Boydell & Brewer.

Interpreting Scriabin (Book)

Smith, K. M., & Kallis, V. (Eds.) (2021). Interpreting Scriabin. Oxford: Boydell and Brewer.

The Enigma of Entropy in Extended Tonality (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2021). The Enigma of Entropy in Extended Tonality. Music Theory Spectrum, 43(1).

2020

Pulp: a Paradigm for Perversion in Pornosonic Pop (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2020). Pulp: a Paradigm for Perversion in Pornosonic Pop. In F. Jarman, K. Arne, & E. Askeroi (Eds.), Festschrift for Stan Hawkins. Routledge.

Diatonic refraction through metatonal spaces (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2020). Diatonic refraction through metatonal spaces. In P. Fleet (Ed.), Mining the Gap. Routledge.

2019

‘Skryabin’s Mystical Space and the Spectral Attitude’ (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2019). ‘Skryabin’s Mystical Space and the Spectral Attitude’. In A. Bauer, L. Cagney, & W. Mason (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Spectral and Post-Spectral Music. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Groping in the Darkness: Harmonic Spaces, Energetic Cycles and Cybernetic Transformations in Alma Mahler-Werfel's Licht in der Nacht (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2019). Groping in the Darkness: Harmonic Spaces, Energetic Cycles and Cybernetic Transformations in Alma Mahler-Werfel's Licht in der Nacht. In B. Ravenscroft, & L. Parsons (Eds.), Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers iii. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Desire in Chromatic Harmony: A Psychodynamic Exploration of Fin de Siècle Tonality (Oxford Studies in Music Theory) (Book)

Smith, K. M. (2019). Desire in Chromatic Harmony: A Psychodynamic Exploration of Fin de Siècle Tonality (Oxford Studies in Music Theory). New York: Oxford University Press.

2018

Becoming Minoritarian: Embodiment and Disembodiment in Szymanowski’s Mythes, Op. 30 (Chapter)

Smith, K. M. (2018). Becoming Minoritarian: Embodiment and Disembodiment in Szymanowski’s Mythes, Op. 30. In N. Reyland, & R. Thumpston (Eds.), Music Analysis and The Body (pp. 51-74). Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

The Love Detective: Cybernetic Groove Cycles and the Mysteries of Desire in Arab Strap. (Chapter)

Overy, S., & Smith, K. (2018). The Love Detective: Cybernetic Groove Cycles and the Mysteries of Desire in Arab Strap.. In K. Smith, C. Scotto, & J. Brackett (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches (pp. 364-377). New York: Routledge.

The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches (Book)

Smith, K. M., Scotto, C., & Brackett, J. (Eds.) (2018). The Routledge Companion to Popular Music Analysis: Expanding Approaches. New York: Routledge.

Vertigo's Musical Gaze: Neo-Riemannian Symmetries and Spirals (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2018). Vertigo's Musical Gaze: Neo-Riemannian Symmetries and Spirals. Music Analysis, 37(1). doi:10.1111/musa.12109

DOI: 10.1111/musa.12109

2017

Sexual Subversion and the Subdominant: the Case of Suede (Journal article)

SMITH, K. M. (2017). Sexual Subversion and the Subdominant: the Case of Suede. Music Analysis, 36(1), 116-137. doi:10.1111/musa.12087

DOI: 10.1111/musa.12087

Music—Psychoanalysis—Musicology (Chapter)

Music—Psychoanalysis—Musicology (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315596563

DOI: 10.4324/9781315596563

2014

Formal negativities, breakthroughs, ruptures and continuities in the music of Modest Mouse (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2014). Formal negativities, breakthroughs, ruptures and continuities in the music of Modest Mouse. Popular Music, 33(3), 428-454. doi:10.1017/s0261143014000385

DOI: 10.1017/s0261143014000385

The Transformational Energetics of the Tonal Universe: Cohn, Rings and Tymoczko (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2014). The Transformational Energetics of the Tonal Universe: Cohn, Rings and Tymoczko. Music Analysis, 33(2), 214-256. doi:10.1111/musa.12032

DOI: 10.1111/musa.12032

2013

Skryabin, philosophy and the music of desire (Book)

Smith, K. M. (2017). Skryabin, philosophy and the music of desire.

2011

Skryabin's Revolving Harmonies, Lacanian Desire, and Riemannian Funktionstheorie (Journal article)

SMITH, K. M. (2010). Skryabin's Revolving Harmonies, Lacanian Desire, and Riemannian Funktionstheorie. Twentieth-Century Music, 7(2), 167-194. doi:10.1017/s1478572211000156

DOI: 10.1017/s1478572211000156

The Tonic Chord and Lacan's Object a in Selected Songs by Charles Ives (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2011). The Tonic Chord and Lacan's Object a in Selected Songs by Charles Ives. Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 136(2), 353-398. doi:10.1080/02690403.2011.618726

DOI: 10.1080/02690403.2011.618726

2010

'A Science of Tonal Love'? Drive and Desire in Twentieth-Century Harmony: the Erotics of Skryabin (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2010). 'A Science of Tonal Love'? Drive and Desire in Twentieth-Century Harmony: the Erotics of Skryabin. Music Analysis, 29(i-ii-iii), 234-263. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2249.2011.00328.x

DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2249.2011.00328.x

Lacan, Zemlinsky, and Der Zwerg: Mirror, Metaphor, and Fantasy (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2010). Lacan, Zemlinsky, and Der Zwerg: Mirror, Metaphor, and Fantasy. Perspectives of New Music, 48(2), 78-113.

Psihoanalitičeskie drajvy v garmonii Aleksandra Skrâbina (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2010). Psihoanalitičeskie drajvy v garmonii Aleksandra Skrâbina. Problemy Muzykal'noi Nauki, 7(1).

2005

Erotic Discourse in Skryabin's Fourth Sonata (Journal article)

Smith, K. M. (2005). Erotic Discourse in Skryabin's Fourth Sonata. British Postgraduate Musicology, 7(1). Retrieved from http://www.bpmonline.org.uk/bpm7