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American Music in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN-10: 002864655X

ISBN-13: 9780028646558

Edition: 1997

Authors: Kyle Gann

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Kyle Gann examines the characteristic sounds of the diverse movements in American art music from Charles Ives to the present day. He sketches the changing social and cultural contexts of American concert music through the study of representative works of music and key individuals.
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Book details

List price: $137.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/21/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Acknowledgments
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Prelude: What is American Music
Forefathers
Ultramodernism-the 1920s
Populism-the 1930s
Experimentalism
Atonality and European Influence
John Cage and the New York School Revolution
Post-Cage Conceptualism
Minimalism
New Tonality 1-The New Romanticism
Electronic Music
Interfaces with Rock and Jazz
New Tonality 2-Postminimalism
Tatalism and the 1990s
Index