American Music in the Twentieth Century / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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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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.