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language of modern music.

Mitchell, Donald

language of modern music.

by Mitchell, Donald

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML197 .M55 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-168 p.
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5976318M
    LC Control Number66002550
    OCLC/WorldCa1014730

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning by: Donald Charles Peter Mitchell, CBE, is a British writer on music, particularly known for his books on Gustav Mahler and Benjamin Britten and for the book The Language of Modern Music, published Books by Donald Mitchell/5.

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The book offers a practical, real-world approach to all the fundamental concepts; music theory and harmony, chord construction, scales, key signatures, chord 5/5(10). Schoenberg: the principle capable of serving as a rule --Cross-currents with Cubism --Stravinsky: the past made accessible to new feeling --Postscript () --Cross-currents with Expressionism --Postlude () --Music or "music".

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Aldon Nielsen's book Black Chant: Languages of African American Postmodernism (Cambridge University Press, ) was a ground-breaking work of scholarship that examined modern and postmodern developments in the work of African American poets since the Second World War and their contributions to both African American culture and American by: In music, modernism is an aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse reactions in challenging and reinterpreting older categories of music, innovations that led to new ways of organizing and approaching harmonic, melodic, sonic, and rhythmic aspects of music, and changes in.In this companion to his popular Introducing Music Otto Karolyi offers a lively and comprehensive guide to modern music and provides the reader with some technical understanding of what happens when a twentieth-century composition is being performed.

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