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Exploring Twentieth-Century Music

Tradition and Innovation

  • Author: Whittall, Arnold
One might ask if this book, closely following Whitalls Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century (1999), is sufficiently different to merit consideration. The answer is an emphatic yes....... More…

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Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. The work in the world
  • 2. Reflections, reactions
  • 3. Rites of renewal and remembrance
  • 4. Transcending the secular
  • 5. Overlapping opposites: Schoenberg observed
  • 6. The subject of Britten
  • 7. Engagement or alienation?
  • 8. Rites of transformation
  • 9. Modernism, lyricism
  • 10. Experiment and orthodoxy
  • 11. Modernism in retreat?
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.