A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context

A History of Twentieth-Century Music in a Theoretic-Analytical Context

by Elliott Antokoletz

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ISBN-13: 9781135037291
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/14/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 528
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

Elliott Antokoletz is Professor of Musicology at the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Music to the Late 1940s 1. The Vienna of Freud: Toward Expressionism and the transformation of chromatic tonality 2. Vienna Schoenberg circle: Expressionism and free atonality 3. Schoenberg’s music societies, World War I, and evolution of the twelve-tone method 4. Musical reactions to the ultrachromaticism of the Wagner-Strauss period: Rise of national styles 5. Toward synthesis of divergent folk- and art-music sources in Eastern Europe 6. Cultural identity and cosmopolitan developments in European music 7. New musical sources and aesthetics in the United States 8. Search for cultural identity in Latin America 9. Rise of neoclassicism in France: The Cocteau-Satie era and "Les Six" 10. Stravinsky in Switzerland and Paris (1914-1939): The neoclassical style 11. Neotonality and Gebrauchsmusik in Germany 12. The music of Soviet composers 13. Color, noise, and new sonorities 14. Early developments of the twelve-tone system beyond Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern Part 2: Music Since the Mid 1940s 15. Total serialization in Europe 16. Varied approaches to the twelve-tone principle and rhythmic formulization in the United States 17. Twelve-tone tonality 18. Musique concrète and electronic music 19. Aleatory—Chance, improvisation, open form—and Minimalist Music 20. Synthesis of national and other earlier trends in Europe 21. Synthesis of national and other earlier trends in the United States 22. Latin American Composers at home and abroad: Synthesis of national and other earlier trends 23. Synthesis of East and West in Eastern Asia

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