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Author Kostka, Stefan M.

Title Materials and techniques of twentieth-century music / Stefan Kostka.

Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.61 KOS 2006    DUE 12-08-16 Billed
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvii, 334 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-327) and index.
Contents The twilight of the tonal system -- Scale formations in twentieth-century music -- The vertical dimension -- The horizontal dimension : melody and voice leading -- Harmonic progression and tonality -- Developments in rhythm -- Form in twentieth-century music -- Imports and allusions -- Nonserial atonality -- Classical serialism -- Timbre and texture : acoustic -- Timbre and texture : electronic -- Serialism after 1945 -- The roles of chance and choice in twentieth-century music -- Minimalism and beyond.
Subject Composition (Music)
ISBN 013193080X

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