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American Music in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

American Music in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1

by Kyle GannKyle Gann
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Kyle Gann examines the characteristic sounds of the diverse movements in American art music from Charles Ives to the present day. He sketches the changing social and cultural contexts of American concert music through the study of representative works of music and key individuals.

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ISBN-13: 9780028646558
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/21/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.47(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Permissions. Prelude: What is American Music. 1. Forefathers. 2. Ultramodernism-the 1920s. 3. Populism-the 1930s. 4. Experimentalism. 5. Atonality and European Influence. 6. John Cage and the New York School Revolution. 7. Post-Cage Conceptualism. 8. Minimalism. 9. New Tonality 1-The New Romanticism. 10. Electronic Music. 11. Interfaces with Rock and Jazz. 12. New Tonality 2-Postminimalism. 13. Tatalism and the 1990s. Index.

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