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Author Stone, Kurt.

Title Music notation in the twentieth century : a practical guidebook / by Kurt Stone.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, ©1980.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.148 STO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxii, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Basic procedures : I. General conventions : Abbreviations and symbols ; Arpeggio ; Articulation ; Barlines ; Beams ; Dynamics ; Glissandos ; Grace notes ; Horizontal lines ; Instructions ; Irregular notes divisions: graphic considerations ; Leger lines ; Note-heads ; Placement of dynamics and other verbal indications ; Repeats ; Running-heads ; Slurs and ties: phrasing/bowing/breathing ; Spacings, positions, and sizes (miscellaneous) ; Stems -- II. Pitch : Accidentals ; Clefs ; Clusters ; Glissandos ; Harmonics ; Highest/lowest note(s) ; Indeterminate or approximate pitches ; Microtones ; Transpositions ; Trill/tremolo/vibrato ; Trills and trill tremolos ; Unisons ; Unpitched notes: placement ; Vibrato/non vibrato -- III. Duration and rhythm: preliminary survey : Prefatory note ; Rhythmic trends in twentieth-century music and their notational equivalents ; Beaming ; Practical elements -- IV. Duration and rhythm: individual items : Beamed accelerando and ritardando ; Dotted notes ; Durational equivalents ; Fermatas, commas, and double strokes ; Hemiola ; Irregular note divisions ; Rests ; Spatial or proportional notation ; Tempo indications ; Ties ; Time signatures (meter) ; Tremolos -- V. Indeterminate events : Alternative events ; Choices ; Indeterminate repeats -- VI. Scores and parts : Conductor's signs ; Cues ; Group stems ; Parts: miscellaneous details ; Parts: divisi (two or more parts on a single staff) ; Rehearsal letters/rehearsal numbers/measure numbers ; Score setups ; Solo/tutti indications ; Time signatures: placement
2. Specific notation : VII. Wind instruments: general topics : Air sound or breathy sound ; Bending the pitch ; Flutter tongue ; Humming while playing ; Tonguing ; unpitched sounds -- VIII. Woodwinds ; Air pressure ; Embouchures (lip positions) ; Harmonics ; Key slaps ; Multiphonics ; Muted ; Octave sign ; Smacking sound or "kiss" ; Sub tone (clarinets) ; Trills (other than conventional -- IX. Brasses : "Cracked" tone ; Fingering ; Fingernails ; Growl ; Half valve ; Horn transpositions ; Mouthpiece pop (hand pop) ; Mutes ; Rip ; Smacking sound or "kiss" ; Timbral trill ; Tongue positions (for changes in timbre) ; Valve click -- X. Percussion : Instrument abbreviations and pictograms ; Stick, mallet, and beater pictograms ; Ranges of percussion instruments definite pitch ; Score order for instrument families and mixed ensembles ; General practices ; Effects and techniques -- XI. Harp : Preliminary remarks ; Arpeggio/non arpeggio ; Bending the pitch ; Bisbigliando (whispering) ; Clusters ; Damping/muffling (étouffer) ; Fingernail buzz ; Fingernail plucking ; Glissandos ; Half pedal ; Harmonics ; Laisser vibrer (L. V.): let vibrate ; Muting ; Pedal noise ; Pedal slide ; Pedal trill ; Pedals ; Placement of playing indications ; Plectrum ; Range ; Scordatura (abnormal tuning) ; Slap pizzicato ; Sounding board ; Stringing the body or the sounding board ; Striking the strings ; Strumming ; Top (upper ends of strings) ; Tremolos ; Trills ; Trilling (vibrating) between two strings ; Tuning-key slides ; Vertical locations on the strings ; Vibrato ; Whistling sounds: fingernail scrapes ; Whistling sounds: hand slides
XII. Piano : Braces and barlines ; Clusters ; Crossing of hands ; Harmonics ; Inside the piano ; Pedals ; Silent depression of keys ; Staccato reverberations ; Tied notes from one hand to the other -- XIII. Organ : Braces and barlines; Clusters ; Keys (held and released) ; Manuals ; Pedals ; Registrations ; Stops -- XIV. Keyboard reductions : Choral scores ; Orchestra scores -- XV. Voice : Aspiration ; Beams versus flags ; Falsetto ; Flutter tongue ; Highest note/lowest note ; Inhale/exhale ; Interpretive markings (articulation, dynamics expression marks) ; Mouth positions ; Nasal voice ; Phonetics ; Portamento ; Slurs ; Sprechgesang, sprechtstimme, spoken ; Text placement under the music ; Text presentation ; Tremolos ; Unvoiced vocal effects ; Vibrato/non vibrato ; Whispering -- XVI. Bowed string instruments : Preliminary note ; Abbreviations ; Body of instrument ; Bridge ; Chords ; Damping (étouffer) ; Double stops ; Fingering without bowing ; Fingernail flick ; Harmonics ; Muffling ; Pizzicato ; Slapping the strings ; Tailpiece -- XVII. Taped (prerecorded) sound : Electronic notation ; Cuing of taped sounds ; Continuous versus interrupted tape.
Subject Musical notation.
Added Title Music notation in the 20th century
ISBN 0393950530 (paperback)
9780393950533 (paperback)

 
    
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