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Music in the 20th century : from Debussy through Stravinsky / William W. Austin.


[1st ed.].. New York : W.W. Norton, [1966] .
ISBN 9780393097047, 0393097048

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Subjects Music
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Musik.
Musique -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description xx, 708 pages : illustrations, music, portraits ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
©1966
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 552-662).
Contents " ... On the edge, trembling with emotion": Adventure and achievement of Debussy -- Catchwords and issues of the 20th-century music -- Debussy's 20-century music; history in the service of "recruiting unknown friends" -- Contemporaries in America, Australia, Japan -- Contemporaries in Slavic lands -- Contemporaries in England and Northern Europe -- Contemporaries in Italy and Southern Europe -- Contemporaries in Austria-Hungary -- Contemporaries in Germany -- Contemporaries in France -- "Privilege ... becoming more exclusive": Emergence of jazz, to about 1923 -- Schoenberg to the twelve-tone technique (1922) -- Bartok to the dance suit (1923) -- Stravinsky to the octet and the wedding (1923) -- Jazz, mainstream and modern -- Schoenberg to his death (1951) -- Bartok to his death (1945) -- Stravinsky to the rake's progress (1951) -- "Horizons still more luminous": Webern -- Varese, Orff, Messiaen, and many others -- "Art of music ... has taken a few steps further": Hindemith -- Further steps in France, Italy, England -- Further steps in the Soviet Union, America, Germany -- "In this sense ... universal": Prokofiev -- Composers comparable to Prokofiev, born 1892 or earlier -- Successors to Prokofiev -- Stravinsky to his eightieth birthday.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)504195
(OCoLC)ocm00504195
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WorldCat Identities Austin, William W.
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