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Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory. Hardcoverpages. Johnny Newman rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory is written by a prominent scholar of post-tonal music and offers the most up-to-date coverage of the dynamic field.

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Stefanie Lubkowski rated it really liked it Aug 25, Account Options Sign in. Reflects recent research and developments in the field. He is a former President of the Society for Music Theory. Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries The music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in its cultural, social, and intellectual contexts.

Illustrates theoretical strxus, and explores a much wider range of composers and musical styles than previously covered—i. Webern, Wie bin ich froh!

And provides answers step by step and with just the right amount of illustrative material. Basic Concepts of Twelve-Tone Music. Tanja Mijatovic rated it it was amazing May 19, Basic Concepts of Pitch and Interval Chapter 2. Fourth Edition Joseph N. Each chapter also concludes with a welcome annotated bibliography for further study and examples. Table of Contents 1. Theory coupled with hands-on analyses —Follows each theory chapter with a pair of short analyses designed to apply the theoretical concepts in a meaningful musical context.


Each chapter also ends with extended, apposite and challenging exercises to which a PDF AnswerKey is available online — in the Instructor resource center at www. No trivia or quizzes yet.

At first sight that may be intimidating. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Open Preview See a Problem? Given the complexity of the theoretical underpinnings of music in the last hundred years, to cover so much so well strajs so little space means that such a book theorg either going to be superficial and highly unsatisfactory; or is an expert distillation by someone so familiar with and so confident in exposing and explaining their subject matter to a wide audience that its brevity and focus work admirably.

Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory, 3rd Edition

The Fourth Edition helps students identify key theoretical points and guides them through the process of analysis, while also offering new recently composed musical examples—all at an exceptional value. Anthology for Music in the Posst and Twenty-First Centuries A concise anthology including a wide range of music from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Provides a convenient list of resources for students who want to delve more deeply into the subject.

A “primer” rather than a survey this text offers exceptionally clear, simple explanations of basic theoretical concepts for the post-tonal music of the twentieth century. Some Additional Properties and Relationships Chapter 4.

He introduces it in context and — perhaps most significantly of all — uses language that’s so transparent that merely to follow his descriptions, explanations and illustrations carefully is to understand each aspect of the theory under consideration. The illustrations from tlnal work of three dozen or so composers from Ives onwards clarify where examples are needed.

Exceptionally clear, simple explanation of complex ideas. The Fourth Edition helps students identify key theoretical points and guides them through the These are the three chief advantages of Introduction to Post-Tonal Theorythen.

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Selected pages Table of Contents. Permits students to make effective use of concepts for free atonal music in the analysis of twelve-tone music. Bartok, Sonata, first movement.