Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory

ISBN-10: 0130143316

ISBN-13: 9780130143310

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Joseph N. Straus

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For undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Twentieth-Century Techniques and Post-Tonal Theory and Analysis taken by music majors. A primerrather than a surveythis text offers exceptionally clear, simple explanations of basic theoretical concepts for the post-tonal music of the twentieth century. Emphasizing hands-on contact with the musicthrough playing, singing, listening, and analyzingit provides six chapters on theory, each illustrated with musical examples and fully worked-out analyses, all drawn largely from the classical pre-war repertoire by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok, Berg, and Webern.
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Book details

List price: $77.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/13/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 260
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Basic Concepts and Definitions
Analysis 1
Schoenberg, Nacht, from Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21
Pitch-Class Sets
Schoenberg, Book of the Hanging Gardens, Op. 15, No. 11
Bartok String Quartet No. 4, first movement
Some Additional Relationships
Webern, Movement for String Quartet, Op. 5, No. 4
Berg, Schlafend tragt man mich, from Four Songs, Op. 2., No. 2
Centricity and Some Important Referential Collections
Stravinsky, Oedipus Rex, rehearsal nos. 167-70
Bartok, Sonata, first movement
Basic Twelve-Tone Operations
Schoenberg, Suite for Piano, Op. 25
Gavotte. Stravinsky, In Memoriam Dylan Thomas
More Twelve-Tone Topics
Webern, String Quartet, Op. 28, first movement
Schoenberg, Piano Piece, Op. 33a
List of Set Classes
Simplified Set List
Index Vectors
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