Twentieth-Century Chamber Music / Edition 2

Twentieth-Century Chamber Music / Edition 2

by James McCalla, R. Larry Todd

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ISBN-10: 0415966957

ISBN-13: 9780415966955

Pub. Date: 08/22/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Taylor & Francis
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Studies in Musical Genres
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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Prelude: A Historical Introductionx
Before World War I
The Inter-War Years
From 1945 to the late 1960s
The Late 20th Century
1.Twentieth-Century Chamber Music: An Introduction1
A Musical Narrative: Arnold Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht
Time Present and Time Past: Two Sonatas for Violin and Piano
Wheels Come Full Circle: Boulez's Le marteau sans maitre
2.Music and Literature I: Program Music35
Narrative and Temporal Programs: Berg and Carter
Scenes outside Time: Debussy and Stravinsky
Hearing Time Stop: Messiaen
Musical Montage and Ambiguous Signs: Debussy
3.Music and Literature II: Vocal Chamber Music60
Before World War I: Schoenberg and Others
Old and New after 1945: Stravinsky and Berio
After the 1950s: Chamber and Chamber-Theater Pieces
4.New Ensembles, New Works103
Three Early Modern Works: Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Debussy
Contrasts and Duets: Contrasts: Bartok, Messiaen, Babbitt; Chamber Music with Percussion: Cage, Stockhausen, Carter, Bartok; Chamber Music for Performers and Tape; Duets for Live Performers
Sui Generis Ensembles
5.The Modern Sonata161
The Modern "Baroque" Sonata: Bartok
The Modern "Classical" Sonata: Prokofiev, Ravel, Stravinsky
The Modern Sonata: Debussy, Bartok, Poulenc, Carter
6.The String Quartet188
Before World War I: Ravel, Schoenberg, Webern, Stravinsky, and Ives
Schoenberg, Bartok, Shostakovich, Seeger
The Post-1945 Quartet in the United States
Selected Bibliography267

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