Twentieth Century Music An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0130959413

ISBN-13: 9780130959416

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Eric Salzman

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For courses in 20th Century Music, Modern Music and the Other Arts, and History of Music. Widely hailed for its complete, accurate coverage in a tightly condensed, simple format, this comprehensive exploration of modern music deals primarily with the music itself and musical ideas. It puts the whole century in a unified concept, helping students make sense out of the heterogeneity. It explains the overall development of 20th century music in relation to the past and to two big cycles of contemporary music; and encompasses classical and experimental traditions as well as popular elements, media, multi-media, and theater. In the Prentice Hall History of Music Series.
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List price: $130.60
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 337
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Twentieth-Century Music and the Past
Bibliographical Notes
The Breakdown of Traditional Tonality
The Sources
Bibliographical Notes
The Revolution: Paris
After Debussy
The Russians
Bibliographical Notes
The Revolution: Vienna
Berg and Webern
Bibliographical Notes
The New Tonalities
Stravinsky and Neo-Classicism
Bibliographical Notes
Neo-Classicism and Neo-Tonality in France
"Les Six"
Bibliographical Notes
Neo-Classicism and Neo-Tonality Outside of France
Hindemith and Gebrauchsmusik
The Diffusion of Neo-classicism
Bibliographical Notes
National Styles
Eastern Europe: Bartok
Eastern Europe: Hungary and Czechoslovakia
Eastern Europe: Russia
Northern Europe: Scandinavia
Northern Europe: England
Southern Europe: Italy and Spain
Latin America
The United States
Bibliographical Notes
Musical Theater
Puccini and Verismo
The Wagnerian Tradition and Expressionist Opera
The Mixed Genre and Chamber Opera
Opera in English
Bibliographical Notes
Atonality and Twelve-tone Music
The Viennese School
Schoenberg and the Twelve-tone Idea
Berg and Webern
Bibliographical Notes
The Diffusion of Twelve-Tone Music
Central Europe
Elsewhere in Europe
The United States
Bibliographical Notes
The Avant-garde
Introduction: Before World War II
Other Innovators: Varese
Cowell: Non-Western Influences
Bibliographical Notes
Technological Culture and Electronic Music
The Background
Principal Centers
Bibliographical Notes
Ultra-Rationality and Serialism
Babbitt and American Serialism
European Serialism
Bibliographical Notes
Anti-Rationality and Aleatory
Cage and His "School"
Bibliographical Notes
The New Performed Music: The United States
The New Virtuosity
"Third Stream"; The New Performance Practice
Bibliographical Notes
Post-Serialism: The New Performance Practice in Europe
Xenakis and Eastern Europe
Bibliographical Notes
Beyond Modern Music
The Setting for Post-modernism
Happenings, Concept Art, the New Ensembles
Sound as Image: Music and Language
Bibliographical Notes
Back to Tonality
The Darmstadt Controversy
Neo-expressionism and New Tonality in Europe
Bibliographical Notes
Pop as Culture
Jazz and Rock
Non-Western Currents and New-age Music
Bibliographical Notes
Media and Theater
Media and Multi-media
Performance Art and Music Theater
The New Musical Culture
Bibliographical Notes
Music Examples
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