Anthology for Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

ISBN-10: 0393920216
ISBN-13: 9780393920215
Edition: 2013
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Description: Anthology for Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. Twenty-six carefully chosen works—including music by Claude  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Anthology for Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries, part of the Western Music in Context series, is the ideal companion to Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries. Twenty-six carefully chosen works—including music by Claude Debussy, Kurt Weill, William Grant Still, Pauline Oliveros, and Chen Yi—offer representative examples of genres and composers of the period. Commentaries following each score present a careful analysis of the music, and online links to purchase and download recordings make listening easier than ever.

Jean Beaufret (1907--1982) was an important reader and translator of Martin Heidegger's work and played a key role in Heidegger's reception in France. The four volumes of Dialogues avec Heidegger were published between 1974 and 1985.Martin Heidegger (1889--1975), who became famous for his theories of being and human nature, is considered one of the most original and influential philosophers of the 20th century.Mark Sinclair teaches at Manchester Metropolitan University.An American of Austrian birth, Arnold Schoenberg composed initially in a highly developed romantic style but eventually turned to painting and expressionism. At first he was influenced by Richard Wagner and tried to write in a Wagnerian style. He attracted the attention of Alban Berg and Anton von Webern, with whom he created a new compositional method based on using all 12 half-steps in each octave as an organizing principle, the so-called 12-tone technique. His importance to the development of twentieth-century music is incredible, but the music he composed using this new method is not easily accessible to most concertgoers.

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Preface
Symphony No. 3 in D Minor, Movement 4
Estampes, Pagodes
Pierrot lunaire, Op. 21, Mondestmnken
Wozzeck, Act 3, Transition and Scene 3
Symphony No. 4, Movement 1
Le sacre du printemps, Part I, Introduction
Der Lindberghflug, "Introduction of the Pilot"
Symphonie depsaumes, Movement 2
Concerto in G for Piano and Orchestra, Movement 1
Piano Piece, Op. 33a
Symphony, Op. 21, Movement 2, Variations
Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta, Movement 1
Billy the Kid Suite, "Street in a Frontier Town" (excerpt)
Africa, Part 2, Land of Romance
War Requiem, Op. 66, Requiem aeternam
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110, Movement 3
Le marteau sans maitre, Movement 5, Bel �difice et les presentiments
Traveling Companions
Synchronisms No. 6 (excerpt)
NoaNoa
Continuum
String Quartet No. 5, Introduction, Giocoso, Interlude I, Lento espressivo
Vox balaenae, Vocalise (… for the beginning of time)
Ba Ban
Violin Phase (excerpt)
Doctor Atomic, Act 1, Scene 3, Batter my heart
Reading an Orchestral Score
Instrument Names and Abbreviations
Glossary of Performance Indications

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