Music of the Twentieth Century: Style and Structure

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MUSIC OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY provides an effective introduction to modern music using clear, comprehensive language. The author weaves together history, theory, and analysis to bring to life both the stylistic evolution of music since 1900 and the new principles by which this music is organized.

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Bryan R. Simms (Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1966; Ph.D., Yale University, 1971) has taught since 1976 at the University of Southern California, where he has been director of graduate studies and is currently chair of the department of musicology. He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Fulbright Foundation. He is the author of books and articles on topics in twentieth-century music and music theory, including MUSIC OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (Schirmer 1996) and, most recently, THE ATONAL MUSIC OF ARNOLD SCHOENBERG, 1908-1923 (Oxford University Press).

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Repertory. Introduction. PART ONE: STRUCTURAL PRINCIPLES AND COMPOSITIONAL MATERIALS OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY MUSIC. 1. Tonality in Transition. 2. Harmonic and Motivic Associations and the "Emancipation of Dissonance". 3. Triadic Harmony, Diatonic Collections, and Tonality. 4. Serialism. 5. Rhythm and Meter. 6. Orchestration, Tone Color, and Texture. PART TWO: MUSIC FROM 1900 TO 1945. 7. Avant-Garde Composition in Germany and Austria. 8. Avant-Garde Composition in France and Russia. 9. Musical Nationalism. 10. Neoclassicism in France, Germany, and England. 11. Neoclassicism and Populism in American Music. 12. Experimental Music in America. PART 3: MUSIC FROM 1945 TO THE PRESENT. 13. The Revival of the Avant-Garde. 14. Indeterminacy. 15. Electronic Music. 16. Ecleticism. 17. Recent Music in Europe and America. Index.

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