Modernism and Music An Anthology of Sources

ISBN-10: 0226012670

ISBN-13: 9780226012674

Edition: 2004

List price: $43.00
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This work offers not only important statements by composers and critics, but also musical speculations by poets, novelists, philosophers, and others - all of which combine with Daniel Albright's commentary to place modernist music in the context of a broader intellectual history.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
from "The Future of the Opera" (1927)
from From My Life (1944)
Testing the Boundaries between Speech and Music
from Genesis of a Music (1949)
Foreword to Pierrot Lunaire (1912)
"The Relationship to the Text" (1912)
"Voice in Opera" (1929)
from "Sirens" (1922)
from The Waves (1931)
from "The Music of Poetry" (1942)
from "Words, Music, and Program Music" (1925)
from A Composer's World (1949-50)
Testing the Boundaries between the Visual Arts and Music
Painting and Architecture
from Harmonielehre (1911)
Letter to Nicolas Slonimsky (1936)
"Composer's Notes on 1952-53 Re-Editing" [of Ballet Mecanique] (1953)
from Philosophy of Modern Music (1948)
[Time-canvas] (1983)
from Formalized Music (1971)
Embodying Physical Movement: Battlet and Film
"The Technique of Moving Plastic" (1922)
from Composing for the Films (1947)
The New Music Theater
from The Birth of Tragedy (1872)
Letter to Richard Strauss (1911)
"Shifts in Musical Composition" (1927)
"Opera--Where To?" (1929)
"The 'Problem of Opera'" (1928)
from "Is Opera Still Possible Today?" (1936)
from "The World of Opera" (1967)
Fuller Universes of Music
Abolishing the Old Rules
from Monsieur Croche antidilettante (1901)
from Monsieur Croche antidilettante (1901)
"Degeneration and Regeneration in Music" (1907)
from Essays before a Sonata (1920)
from "Postface to 114 Songs" (1922)
"Music and Its Future" (1929)
"Free Music" (1938)
Pantonality
Correspondence (1911)
Noise
"The Art of Noises: Futurist Manifesto" (1913)
"Music and the Times" (1936)
Fragments from Silence (1961)
New Discipline: The Twelve-Tone Method
from "Composition with Twelve Tones": [fiat lux] (1941)
from "The Path to Twelve-Note Composition" (1932)
from Dr. Faustus (1947)
[The Twelve-Tone Method] (1951)
[The Twelve-Tone Method] (1976)
[The Twelve-Tone Method] (1963)
Isms
Symbolism
from Richard Wagner and Tannhauser in Paris (1861)
from Swann's Way (1913)
Primitivism and Exoticism
"What I Wished to Express in The Consecration of Spring" (1913)
from An Autobiography (1934)
"The Influence of Peasant Music on Modern Music" (1931)
Expressionism
"Beethoven" (1870)
Murderer, Hope of Women (1907, 1917)
from Die gluckliche Hand (1910-13): [brain-storm]
from Philosophy of Modern Music (1948)
Neoclassicism and the New Objectivity
Sonnets to Orpheus 1.3 (1922)
from An Autobiography (1936)
from Expositions and Developments [Expressivity] (1962)
from Expositions and Developments [Pulcinella] (1962)
from Dialogues (1968)
from Themes and Conclusions (1969)
from Three Satires (1925)
from "New Humanity and Old Objectivity" (1931)
"Music and Mathematics" (1937)
"The Age of Pastiche" (1934)
[Stravinsky as Pasticheur] (1934)
from Lectures in America (1935)
Interview: [Ravel's Toys] (1933)
Interview: "Finding Tunes in Factories" (1933)
Dadaism and Surrealism
Ursonate: Rondo (1921-32)
Program Note for Parade (1917)
from Memoirs of an Amnesiac (1912)
from Cock and Harlequin (1918)
"For General Intelligibility as a Confession" (1919)
"Hornpipe" (1922)
from "What Is Called the New Music, and Why?" (1937)
Music, Social Responsibility, and Politics
"On Old and New Music" (1925)
"The Modern Theatre Is the Epic Theatre" (1930)
Munchhausen (1931)
"Cabaret" (1932)
from A Composer's World (1949-50)
Final Scene (1943-44)
A Survivor from Warsaw (1947)
Rayok: The Music Lesson (1957)
Testing the Boundaries between Popular and High Art
"On a Negro Orchestra" (1919)
from The Big Sea (1940)
"Moon-Faced, Starry-Eyed" (1946-47)
"The Negroes Are Conquering Europe" (1926)
from Tune In, America (1931)
"The Composer and the Machine Age" (1933)
"The Negro on the Spiral, or A Method of Negro Music" (1934)
"Has Jazz Influenced the Symphony?" (1947)
"Once Again Swing" (1939)
from "The Rhythmic Basis of American Music" (1955)
Bibliographical Note
Credits
Index
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