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Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century

Musical Composition in the Twentieth Century

  • Author: Whittall, Arnold
Whittall's emphasis on polarity is a superb way of describing the structure of musical language

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$97.25

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Contents

  • Millennial Prelude
  • Taking Steps: 1900-1918
  • Symphonic Music After 1918: I
  • Opera
  • Bela Bartok
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Symphonic Music: II
  • Arnold Schoenberg
  • Alban Berg
  • Anton Webern
  • The Spread of Serialism
  • Three Individualists (Tippett, Messiaen, Carter)
  • Radicals and Rituals
  • Musics of Change: Seven Europeans
  • The Minimalist Experiment
  • Laments and Consolations
  • Polarities, Pluralities
  • Acknowledgements
  • Bibliography
  • Index