Music since 1945 Issues, Materials, and Literature
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Description: This text presents a challenging and comprehensive survey of the music of the postwar periods. Written in a concise and engaging style, the authors encourage students to re-examine aesthetic assumptions and cultural biases as they explore the rich diversity of music in our time.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 1993
Publication date: 2/12/1993
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Precedents, Influence, and Early Postwar Trends|
|Composers and Audiences|
|Precedents and Influences Music from 1890 to 1945|
|New Ways of Listening: the "Loudspeaker Revolution"|
|New Concepts and Tools|
|The Early Postwar Years|
|Pieces for Study I|
|New Aesthetic Approaches|
|"Order" and "Chaos"|
|The Electronic Revolution I: Tape Composition and early Synthesizers|
|Multimedia and Total Theater|
|Texture, Mass, and Density|
|Non-Western Musical Influences|
|Pieces for Study II|
|More Recent Developments|
|Collage and Quotation|
|The Resurgence of Tonality|
|New Views of Performance: Space, Ritual, and Play|
|Process and Minimalism|
|The Electronic Revolution II: Computers and Digital Systems|
|Pieces for Study III|
|Issues and Directions|
|Notation, Improvisation, and Composition|
|Composers and National Traditions|
|Pieces for Study IV: a Panorama of Works by Genre|