Materials and Techniques of Twentieth-Century Music

ISBN-10: 0139240772

ISBN-13: 9780139240775

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Stefan M. Kostka

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A core text for undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Music Theory and Harmony, Analysis of 20th-Century Music, 20th-Century Idioms, and a supplement for courses in 20th-Century Music History. This text provides the most comprehensive analytical approach to 20th-Century Music available from Impressionism to recent trends. It covers music from the early 1900s through such movements as Minimalism and the Neoromanticism of the 1990's, and includes chapters on rhythm, form, electronic and computer music, and the roles of chance and choice in Twentieth-Century music.
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List price: $82.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/16/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

The Twilight of the Tonal System
Scale Formations in Twentieth-Century Music
The Vertical Dimension: Chords and Simultaneities
The Horizontal Dimension: Melody and Voice Leading
Harmonic Progression and Tonality
Developments in Rhythm
Form in Twentieth-Century Music
Imports and Allusions
Nonserial Atonality
Classical Serialism
Timbre and Texture: Acoustic
Timbre and Texture: Electronic
Serialism After 1945
The Roles of Chance and Choice in Twentieth-Century Music
Minimalism and Neoromanticism
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