Twentieth-century Music

Twentieth-century Music

A History of Musical Style in Modern Europe and America

Book - 1991
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the currents that have shaped the development of music in the twentieth century and discusses the contributions of such composers as Mahler, Debussy, Stockhausen, Vaughan Williams, Bartok, and Stravinsky

Norton Pub
Morgan divides his text into three chronological sections. Beginning with such giants as Mahler, Richard Strauss and Debussy, he discusses national movements, as represented by Charles Ives and Ralph Vaughan Williams; philosophical movements as various as the Schoenberg/Berg/Webern alliance or "les six"; and the giants who were "sui generis", such as Bartok and Stravinsky. The "isms" such as serialism, minimalism, indeterminism, the new romanticism and pluralism, are clearly delineated and the electronic boom of the last decades is defined.
Twentieth Century Music is the third volume to appear in this series.

Publisher: New York : Norton, c1991
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393952728
Branch Call Number: 780.904 MOR
Characteristics: xvii, 554 p. :,ill., music ;,24 cm.


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