Serial Composition and Atonality

Serial Composition and Atonality

In this sixth edition of the book, George Perle employs the new and more consistent terminology for the identification of transpositional levels of twelve-tone sets that he first proposed in Twelve-Tone Tonality (1977).

Author: George Perle

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520074309

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 164

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Widely recognized as the definitive work in its field ever since its original publication in 1962, Serial Composition and Atonality remains an unsurpassed introduction to the technical features of what is probably the most revolutionary body of work since the beginnings of polyphony. In the analysis of specific compositions there is first and last of all a concern with the musical surface—an attempt to trace connections and distinctions there before offering any deeper-level constructions, and to offer none where their effects are not obvious on more immediate levels of musical experience. In this sixth edition of the book, George Perle employs the new and more consistent terminology for the identification of transpositional levels of twelve-tone sets that he first proposed in Twelve-Tone Tonality (1977).
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Serial Composition and Atonality

Serial Composition and Atonality

Price : $ 5.00 SERIAL COMPOSITION AND ATONALITY An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg , Berg , and Webern by GEORGE PERLE 92 Before World War II , twelve - tone music was chiefly the concern of a small group of composers .

Author: George Perle

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Analyzing Atonal Music

Analyzing Atonal Music

George Perle had already enforced this generalization in his book Serial Composition and Atonality ( 1962 ) , which was the standard American text on the analysis of twentieth - century music in the 1960s and early 1970s ( that is ...

Author: Michiel Schuijer

Publisher: University Rochester Press

ISBN: 1580462707

Category: Music

Page: 306

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An engaging study -- the first ever -- of the principles used by noted scholars to unravel the masterpieces of Schoenberg, Stravinsky, and other modernists.
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Serial Music

Serial Music

Serial composition and atonality. [Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms], 1956 [c1959]. 211 p. Mus. (Thesis, Ph.D., New York University, Graduate school of arts and sciences.) Contents: "Tonality, atonality, dodecaphony," p.

Author: Ann Phillips Basart

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ISBN: 9780520320727

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Page: 168

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This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1961.
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