Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music

Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



This anthology of essays, interviews, and autobiographical pieces provides an invaluable overview of the evolution of contemporary musica€”from chromaticism, serialism, and indeterminacy to jazz, vernacular, electronic, and non-Western influences. Featuring classic essays by Stravinsky, Stockhausen, and Reich, as well as writings by lesser-known but equally innovative composers such as Jack Beeson, Richard Maxfield, and T. J. Anderson, this collection covers a broad range of styles and approaches. Here you will find Busoni's influential qSketch of a New Esthetic of Musicq; Partch's exploration of a new notation system; Babbitt's defense of advanced composition in his controversial qWho Cares If You Listen?q; and Pauline Oliveros's meditations on sound. Now updated with fifteen new composers including Michael Tippet, GyAprgy Ligeti, Gunther Schuller, Ben Johnston, Sofia Gubaidulina, and William Bolcom, this important book gathers together forty-nine piecesa€”many out of print and some newly written for this volumea€”which serve as a documentary history of twentieth-century music, in theory and practice. Impassioned, provocative, and eloquent, these writings are as exciting and diverse as the music they discuss.This anthology of essays, interviews, and autobiographical pieces provides an invaluable overview of the evolution of contemporary musica€”from chromaticism, serialism, and indeterminacy to jazz, vernacular, electronic, and non-Western ...


Title:Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music
Author: Elliott Schwartz, Barney Childs, James Fox
Publisher:Da Capo Press - 1998
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA