This text is introduces students to the various styles pioneered in 20th century music through a series of key listening examples. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the author begins by addressing twenty questions about "New Music" and then proceeds through a varied repertoire of works in a way that brings twentieth century music alive and take on meaning.
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An internationally known composer, acclaimed teacher of American music, and the founder of Postminimalism, William Duckworth has written more than 200 works, including the well-known Time Curve Preludes for piano. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Rolling Stone magazine called his teaching "hip, bright and innovative." Duckworth has been honored by the American Music Society as one of Six Master Teachers in America. Additionally, Cathedral, co-created with Nora Farrell and online since 1997, is one of the first interactive works of music and art on the Web. Duckworth's honors include the 2001 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Internet Award, the 2002 Award in Music from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and a 2007 Senior Fulbright Specialist Award that assigned him to the Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre in Brisbane, Australia, and resulted in iOrpheus, Duckworth and Farrell's 2-year unfolding of video podcasts, stage performances, and a public opera in the streets and promenades of Brisbane's South Bank Parklands.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028648641
Book Description Cengage Learning. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0028648641 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW4.0006944
Book Description Cengage Learning, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy. 2. Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin. 3. The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky. 4. Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg. 5. The Concord Sonata by Charles Ives. 6. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin. 7. Bolero by Maurice Ravel. 8. Quartet for the End of Time by Oliver Messiaen. 9. Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland. 10. Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage. 11. Mysterious Mountain by Alan Hovhaness. 12. In C by Terry Riley. 13. Drumming by Steve Reich. 14. I Am Sitting in A Room by Alvin Lucier. 15. 4th String Quartet: Amazing Grace by Ben Johnston. 16. Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass. 17. Perfect Lives by Robert Ashley. 18. 0 Superman by Laurie Anderson. 19. Miserere by Arvo Prt. 20. Atlas by Meredith Monk. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028648641