Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century

Written By Lol Henderson
Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 January 2014
  • ISBN : 1135929467
  • Pages : 800 pages
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Download or read book entitled Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century by author: Lol Henderson which was release on 27 January 2014 and published by Routledge with total page 800 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century is an alphabetically arranged encyclopedia of all aspects of music in various parts of the world during the 20th century. It covers the major musical styles--concert music, jazz, pop, rock, etc., and such key genres as opera, orchestral music, be-bop, blues, country, etc. Articles on individuals provide biographical information on their life and works, and explore the contribution each has made in the field. Illustrated and fully cross-referenced, the Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century also provides Suggested Listening and Further Reading information. A good first point of reference for students, librarians, and music scholars--as well as for the general reader.

Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century

Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century
  • Author : Lol Henderson,Lee Stacey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-01-27
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : The Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century is an alphabetically arranged encyclopedia of all aspects of music in various parts of the world during the 20th century. It covers the major musical styles--concert music, jazz, pop, rock, etc., and such key genres as opera, orchestral music, be-bop, blues, country, ...

Music in the 20th Century 3 Vol Set

Music in the 20th Century  3 Vol Set
  • Author : Dave DiMartino
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : This is an examination of the crucial formative period of Chinese attitudes toward nuclear weapons, the immediate post-Hiroshima/Nagasaki period and the Korean War. It also provides an account of US actions and attitudes during this period and China's response....

Music in the Early Twentieth Century

Music in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Author : Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2009-07-27
  • Total pages : 859
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : The universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial five-volume survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time, Richard Taruskin.Now this renowned work is available in paperback--both as a set and (for the first ...

The Oxford History of Western Music Music in the Late Twentieth Century

The Oxford History of Western Music  Music in the Late Twentieth Century
  • Author : Richard Taruskin
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2009-08-27
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : The Oxford History of Western Music is a magisterial survey of the traditions of Western music by one of the most prominent and provocative musicologists of our time. This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical ...

The Cambridge History of Twentieth Century Music

The Cambridge History of Twentieth Century Music
  • Author : John Butt,Professional Research Fellow Nicholas Cook,Nicholas Cook,Anthony Pople,Tim Carter,Cambridge University Press
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-08-05
  • Total pages : 818
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : "Music" referred only to the artistic, classical tradition of Western Europe and North America at the beginning of the twentieth century. However, several different traditions emerged by the end of the century. Written by experts in the field, this book surveys how the Western tradition was affected by the development ...

Aspects of Twentieth century Music

Aspects of Twentieth century Music
  • Author : Richard DeLone,Vernon L. Kliewer,Mary H. Wennerstrom,Horace J. Reisberg,Allen Winold
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Total pages : 483
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : The twentieth century has seen a revolution in art music, with the great variety of conceptually opposed musical developments existing side by side. This book presents a study of this century's music from the point of view of its structure, without addressing collective styles, the mechanisms or techniques for sound ...

Spanish Music in the Twentieth Century

Spanish Music in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Tomás Marco
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 261
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : From the exhilarating impact of Isaac Albeniz at the beginning of the century to today's complex and adventurous avant-garde, this complete interpretive history introduces twentieth-century Spanish music to English-speaking readers. With graceful authority, Tomas Marco, award-winning composer, critic, and bright light of Spanish music since the 1960s, covers the entire ...

Music and Twentieth century Tonality

Music and Twentieth century Tonality
  • Author : Paolo Susanni,Elliott Antokoletz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 158
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : This book explores the web of pitch relations that generates the musical language of non-serialized twelve-tone music and supplies both the analytical materials and methods necessary for analyses of a vast proportion of the 20th century musical repertoire. It does so in a simple, clear, and systematic manner to promote ...

Anthology of 20th Century Piano Music

Anthology of 20th Century Piano Music
  • Author : Maurice Hinson
  • Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : In the late-19th and 20th centuries, composers produced a wealth of innovative piano music, venturing in new directions and seeking new sounds. The music produced during those transitional years is considered "20th-century music." Works by 37 composers are included in this 208-page comprehensive survey of 20th-century piano music; they range ...

Music in the 20th Century

Music in the 20th Century
  • Author : William W. Austin
  • Publisher : W W Norton & Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1966
  • Total pages : 708
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : Beginning with Debussy, the author traces growing freedom in the use of tonality and the different paths this emancipation took. Central to the book are the achievements of Schoenberg, Bartók, Stravinsky, and an insistence on the important role of jazz. Webern, Hindemith, and Prokofiev are also seen as important ...

American Music in the Twentieth Century

American Music in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Kyle Gann
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : American Music in the Twentieth Century surveys the art music written in the United States during the last 100 years from the groundbreaking experiments of Charles Ives to the present day. Writing for the general reader, Kyle Gann describes the characteristic sounds of the diverse movements that have sprung up in ...

Musical Trends in the 20th Century

Musical Trends in the 20th Century
  • Author : Norman Demuth
  • Publisher : Praeger
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Total pages : 359
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : Studies certain composers who have played a part in the history of world music. These composers, arrived or arriving at a state of maturity and already influencing the future trend of music, have formulated the several facts of twentieth-century music and become representative of the first half of the century....

Yogaku

Yogaku
  • Author : Luciana Galliano
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2002-11-19
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : "This book introduces us to the world of contemporary Japanese music and it guides us towards a better understanding of their world."—Luciano Berio Yogaku discusses over a century of musical activity in Japan, detailing, in particular, the music that was inspired by Western music after the Meiji Restoration in ...

Materials and Techniques of Twentieth century Music

Materials and Techniques of Twentieth century Music
  • Author : Stefan Kostka,Stefan M. Kostka
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : The twilight of the tonal system -- Scale formations in twentieth-century music -- The vertical dimension -- The horizontal dimension : melody and voice leading -- Harmonic progression and tonality -- Developments in rhythm -- Form in twentieth-century music -- Imports and allusions -- Nonserial atonality -- Classical serialism -- Timbre ...

The Companion to 20th century Music

The Companion to 20th century Music
  • Author : Norman Lebrecht
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 415
  • ISBN : 1135929467
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Summary : Offers profiles of modern composers, musicians, and singers, identifies major contemporary works, and discusses movements, themes, and musical concepts...