Materials and techniques of twentieth-century music
- Stefan Kostka.
- 3rd ed.
- Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2006.
- Physical description
- xvii, 334 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Kostka, Stefan M.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-327) and index.
- 1. The Twilight of the Tonal System. 2. Scale Formations in Twentieth-Century Music. 3. The Vertical Dimension: Chords and Simultaneities. 4. The Horizontal Dimension: Melody and Voice Leading. 5. Harmonic Progression and Tonality. 6. Developments in Rhythm. 7. Form in Twentieth-Century Music. 8. Imports and Allusions. 9. Nonserial Atonality. 10. Classical Serialism. 11. Timbre and Texture: Acoustic. 12. Timbre and Texture: Electronic. 13. Serialism After 1945. 14. The Roles of Chance and Choice in Twentieth-Century Music. 15. Minimalism and Beyond.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780131930803 20160528
- Publisher's Summary
- 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780131930803 20160528
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