Composers on Modern Musical Culture: An Anthology of Readings on Twentieth-Century Music / Edition 1

Composers on Modern Musical Culture: An Anthology of Readings on Twentieth-Century Music / Edition 1

by Bryan R. Simms
ISBN-10:
0028647513
ISBN-13:
9780028647517
Pub. Date:
02/01/1999
Publisher:
Wadsworth

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Composers on Modern Musical Culture: An Anthology of Readings on Twentieth-Century Music / Edition 1

Composers on Modern Musical Culture focuses on issues of composition and style through a collection of original writings by major 20th century composers. Students are engaged by the wide spectrum of issues and composers that are represented.

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ISBN-13: 9780028647517
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 02/01/1999
Pages: 286
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction
1.The Origins of Modernism, 1900-1930
2.Rebellion Against Romanticism, 1920-1950
3.Music in the Age of Anxiety, 1950-1975
4.Returning to the Know, 1970-
5.The Search for an American Musical Language
6.Jazz from the Composer's Point of View.
Index.

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