Classic Essays on Twentieth-Century Music: A Continuing Symposium

Classic Essays on Twentieth-Century Music: A Continuing Symposium

by Richard Kostelanetz, Joseph Darby, Joseph (Ed.) Darby
     
 

ISBN-10: 0028645812

ISBN-13: 9780028645810

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Wadsworth

Thirty-five essays explore major topics in modern music, including Machine Art, Electronic Art and the Aesthetics of Technology; Perspectives on Composers and Modern Society; Sound Space, and Meaning; Twelve-Tone and Serial Composition; Music Among the Arts; and Jazz and Popular Music. Includes contributions from Ives, Gershwin, VarTse, Schoenberg, Babbitt, James

Overview

Thirty-five essays explore major topics in modern music, including Machine Art, Electronic Art and the Aesthetics of Technology; Perspectives on Composers and Modern Society; Sound Space, and Meaning; Twelve-Tone and Serial Composition; Music Among the Arts; and Jazz and Popular Music. Includes contributions from Ives, Gershwin, VarTse, Schoenberg, Babbitt, James Joyce, Amiri Baraka, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780028645810
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface. Music in the Twentieth Century: Problems and Overviews. Machine Art, Electronic Art, and The Aesthetics of Technology Perspectives on Composers and Modern Society Sound, Space, and Meaning. Twelve-Tone and Serial Composition Music Among the Arts. Jazz and Popular Music. Index.

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