Academic Forum

Integral Music





Academic Forum “Integral Music Theory” welcomes proposals on interdisciplinary approaches to music theory.The aim is to demonstrate how felicitous analytical insights about the structure and expressive content of music from different periods, styles, and genres can yield more informed interpretations. Papers should be original contributions in English that develop the central theme of music theory as an applied discipline, reflecting music’s interaction with other arts, science, philosophy, and theology.

Requirements for Text Submission – No more than 25 A4 pages with standard margins (1800 characters per page), including notated examples, schemata, tables, and images. The preferred font is Times New Roman (14 point, with a line spacing of 1.5). In addition, an abstract (of no more than 300 words) together with a list of English-language key words must be included. All accompanying notated examples, schemata, tables, and images should be provided in an electronic format suitable for publishing – tiff, jpg, pdf, or other – with a resolution of no less than 300 dpi. Translated quotations should be given in original language as footnotes.

Specifications for abstract and citations are defined in the Requirements for Publication. All papers will be published electronically with the prior written consent of the author. No fee is required.



Integral Music Theory is a peer-reviewed journal supported by EBSCO Publishing, Inc. and CEEOL. The book review section reflects our aim to provide a critical forum of recent scholarly literature. Reviewers with specialist knowledge in the areas suited to the titles under review are selected for their balanced objectivity.


Editor-in-Chief: Vesela Boyadjieva