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music that traditional tonal theory might consider to have "wrong notes" and is unable to explain generally.
Here, she addresses the bewildering complexities of the "Prague" Symphony, approaching her task not as a search for underlying unity, following established methods of tonal theory and analysis, but rather as a celebration of the work's diversity as it is likely to have been experienced in Mozart's day.
The central component of the hybrid system's engine for composing out the trichords within hexachordal areas is an expanded version of John Kahn's basic formalized tonal theory as presented in his article "Logic, Set Theory, Music Theory.