Introduction to contemporary music.
Read Online

Introduction to contemporary music. by Joseph Machlis

  • 310 Want to read
  • ·
  • 70 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Composers.,
  • Music appreciation.,
  • Music -- Discography.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsML197 .M32
The Physical Object
Pagination714 p. :
Number of Pages714
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21079935M
LC Control Number61-7480

Download Introduction to contemporary music.


This book works well an an introduction to contemporary music up until the mids, and Griffiths' prose is very readable. However, I can't recommend it for anyone who already has a good grasp of modern music. It doesn't cover any new ground, and the title is a bit of a misnomer/5. This is what is needing for those of us who are serious about today's modern classical music. I am studying experimental music on keyboard, and this gives me much needed background in this incredibly complex development of advancing musical form and composition. with the little bit of music theory I have from college (Over 30 years ago), I am able to piece together much of 5/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: Part one: The materials of contemporary music --Part two: The European romantics ; Impressionism ; Three representative composers (Igor Stravinsky, Béla Bartók, Paul Hindemith) ; Away from impressionism ; Classicists ; Nationalists ; The new . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

The Contemporary Music period is the period following the Modern Music period. It is generally considered to have lasted from A.D. to the present. Contemporary music is (in general) based on originality. Then Contemporary artists use dissonances and tried to disobey "the laws" that music had followed for many years. Introduction to Contemporary Music by Joseph Machlis (English) Hardcover Book Fr. Introduction to Contemporary Music by Joseph Machlis Estimated delivery business days Format Hardcover Condition Brand New Description Biographical and historical data and clear technical explanations are featured in a guide to the appreciation of twentieth /5(12).   Introduction to contemporary music by Machlis, Joseph, Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on April 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages: Great deals on Euphonium Contemporary Sheet Music & Song Books. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at .

  Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index Constructions of identity in post experimental fiction / Kathleen M. Wheeler -- The power to tell: rape, race and writing in Afro-American women's fiction / Maud Ellman -- Looking awry: tropes of disability in post-colonial writing / Ato Quayson -- Movement in fiction / John Harvey -- The dissident Pages: Some music theory is extremely valuable for understanding why the music has the emotional effect that it does, by focusing on the critical elements of the music: Melody – the effect of the single line and how composers have tended to handle the problems of writing melodies. Explore our list of Modern Classical Music (c. - c. ) Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Book Description. Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity provides a rich and detailed look into the unique dimensions of music in Indian film. Music is at the center of Indian cinema, and India’s film music industry has a far-reaching impact on popular, folk, and classical music across the subcontinent and the South Asian diaspora.