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This book is divided into three main sections: the development of twentieth-century concepts, minor and major developments in Europe, and "The American scene."

Synopsis:

Biographical and historical data and clear technical explanations are featured in a guide to the appreciation of twentieth-century music that includes a full discussion of trends since 1961, a dictionary of composers, and a concentrated review of musical concepts.

About the Author

The late Joseph Machlis was professor of music at Queens College of the City University of New York. Among his many publications are Introduction to Contemporary Music (Norton) and singing translations for many operas.

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ISBN:
9780393090260
Author:
Machlis, Joseph
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Music appreciation
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series Volume:
no. 185
Publication Date:
19790331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.51x6.42x1.51 in. 2.50 lbs.

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