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By Burt, Peter, 1955-
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) was the best-known Japanese composer of his generation, bringing aspects of Eastern and Western traditions together. This is...

By Adlington, Robert
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
This text provides a comprehensive view of Harrison Birtwistle's music, considering its wider cultural significance

By Nyman, Michael, 1944-
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999
2nd ed
This account of experimental music from 1950 to 1970 traces the revolutionary attitudes that were developed towards concepts of time, space, sound, and...

By Grant, M. J
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001
Serial music was one of the most important aesthetic movements to emerge in post-war Europe, but its uncompromising music and modernist aesthetic has...

By Potter, Keith
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002
La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich & Philip Glass are widely regarded as pioneers of the aesthetic & the techniques of minimalism in musical composition...

By Harper-Scott, J. P. E. (John Paul Edward), 1977-
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Focusing on Elgar's music rather than his life, the author blends the hermeneutic and existential philosophy of Martin Heidegger with music-analytical...

By Cross, Jonathan
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998
This text tries to evaluate Stravinsky's technical and aesthetic legacy. Cross explores Stravinsky's impact on other composers, and then examines how...

By Pritchett, James
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996
This book presents a complete picture of composer John Cage, a leading figure in the post-war avant garde. Providing a historical account of Cage's musical...

By Cherlin, Michael
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007
This work is a study of the music and critical writings of Arnold Schoenberg. While most technical studies of his music are limited to a single compositional...

By Bailey, Kathryn
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
This important new study reassesses the position of Anton Webern in 20th century music. The twelve-note method of composition adopted by Anton Webern...
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