Twentieth century music; how it developed, how to listen to it.


A new ed., completely rev.. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons [1947] .

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Subjects Music
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music appreciation.
United States.
Description xiv, 463 pages music 21 cm
Copyright Date [1947]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-430).
Summary A discussion of the music of the twentieth century and the trends it is setting.
Contents Latin Americans : sources, nationalism, Villa-Lobos, Chavez, Revueltas, et cetera -- The new aesthetic : effect of war, the machine, phonograph, radio, television, motion pictures, et cetera The new "Americanism" -- Explanation of musical terms -- Bibliography -- Pronouncing glossary of foreign names -- Index.
Schoenberg and his innovations : atonality and twelve tone technique -- Polytonal and atonal ramifications : Neoclassicism, Milhaud, Honegger, Bartok, Spaniards, Poles, et cetera -- Polytonal and atonal ramifications (cont.) : dissonant counterpoint, Gebrauchsmusik, quarter tones, ether music, Hindemith, English composers, Schillinger, et cetera -- Music, as affected by the war : in Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, England, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, et cetera -- The new opera : Berg, Hindemith, Weill, Krenek, Honegger, Milhaud, Gruenberg, et cetera -- Jazz and American music : what is jazz? Its influence on Europeans and Americans. Ives, Ruggles, Moore, Piston, Hanson, Gershwin, Thomson, Harris, et cetera -- American composers of the 1900s : Copland, Blitzstein, Schuman, Barber, Gould, Dello Joio, Cage, Diamond, Bernstein, Foss, et cetera.
The art of listening : yesterday and today -- Past innovations and prejudices -- The beginnings of the modern era : Bach and eighteenth century developments -- The classical Viennese era and the Romantic movement : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin -- Nineteenth century points the way : program music and Postromanticists -- Nationalism based on folk music : Russia, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Norway, England, Spain, America -- Natioanlism in France : "La Societe Nationale de Musique", Cesar Franck and his followers -- Realism : Richard Strauss -- Breaking down established rules : new scales, melodies, chords, harmonic resources, rhythms, et cetera -- Impressionistic methods : Debussy and his influence -- Impressionism and the twentieth century renaissance : England, Poland, Hungary, Spain, Italy, America, et cetera -- Scriabin, the mystic impressionist -- Sibelius, symphonist and nationalist -- Stravinsky : the musical barometer.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)599437
(OCoLC)ocm00599437
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955.
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