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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.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-496), discography (p. 497-510), and index.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART I: PRECEDENTS, INFLUENCE, AND EARLY POSTWAR TRENDS. 1. Composers and Audiences. 2. Precedents and Influences Music from 1890 to 1945. 3. New Ways of Listening: The "Loudspeaker Revolution". 4. New Concepts and Tools. 5. The Early Postwar Years. 6. Pieces for Study I. PART II: NEW AESTHETIC APPROACHES. 7. "Order" and "Chaos". 8. The Electronic Revolution I: Tape Composition and early Synthesizers. 9. Multimedia and Total Theater. 10. Texture, Mass, and Density. 11. Non-Western Musical Influences. 12. Pieces for Study II. PART III: MORE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS. 13. Collage and Quotation. 14. The Resurgence of Tonality. 15. New Views of Performance: Space, Ritual, and Play. 16. Process and Minimalism. 17. The Electronic Revolution II: Computers and Digital Systems. 18. Pieces for Study III. PART IV: ISSUES AND DIRECTIONS. 19. Notation, Improvisation, and Composition. 20. Composers and National Traditions. 21. Pieces for Study IV: A Panorama of Works by Genre. Select Bibliography. Select Discography. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028730400
With:
Godfrey, Daniel
Author:
Godfrey, Daniel
Author:
560
Author:
Schwartz, Elliott (Elliott Schwartz)
Author:
Schwartz, Elliott
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Popular
Subject:
Musical analysis
Subject:
Music appreciation
Subject:
Music theory
Subject:
Music appreciation -- 20th century.
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music -- 20th century -- Analysis, appreciation.
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music-Popular Performers
Copyright:
Series Volume:
9424
Publication Date:
February 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
9.27x7.40x.84 in. 1.86 lbs.

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