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Schoenberg and the New Music: Essays by Carl Dahlhaus
     

Schoenberg and the New Music: Essays by Carl Dahlhaus

by Carl Dahlhaus, Derrick Puffett (Translator), Alfred Clayton (Translator)
 

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This collection of essays examines the works of composer Arnold Schoenberg, one of the most influential and controversial composers of the twentieth century, in the context of the "New Music" that was the historical and cultural movement of his time. In these essays, Schoenberg's work is subjected to historical, technical and theoretical analysis. Studies of other

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This collection of essays examines the works of composer Arnold Schoenberg, one of the most influential and controversial composers of the twentieth century, in the context of the "New Music" that was the historical and cultural movement of his time. In these essays, Schoenberg's work is subjected to historical, technical and theoretical analysis. Studies of other "New Music" composers such as Webern, Schreker and Scriabin are also provided. The collection includes essays of broader cultural-historical and sociological import that should interest those involved with twentieth-century music and theory.

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'The volume is among [Dahlhaus's] most thought-provoking ... The translators deserve much gratitude for making this most rewarding book available in such clear and readable English.' Oliver Neighbour, Music & Letters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521337830
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/27/1989
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

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