20/20 : 20 new sounds of the 20th century /
William Duckworth.
New York : Schirmer Books, c1999.
xxiv, 214 p. : ill. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
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New York : Schirmer Books, c1999.
publisher #
A 30946
general note
Includes audio CD containing musical examples discussed in the text.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-204) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
William Duckworth is Professor of Music at Bucknell University
Long Description
This text is introduces students to the various styles pioneered in 20th century music through a series of key listening examples. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the author begins by addressing twenty questions about "New Music" and then proceeds through a varied repertoire of works in a way that brings twentieth century music alive and take on meaning.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. xi
Twenty Questions about New Musicp. xv
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun 1894p. 1
Maple Leaf Rag 1899p. 11
The Rite of Spring 1913p. 20
Pierrot Lunaire 1912p. 28
The Concord Sonata 1911-1915p. 36
Rhapsody in Blue 1928p. 45
Bolero 1928p. 54
Quartet for the End of Time 1941p. 62
Appalachian Spring 1944p. 71
Sonatas and Interludes 1948p. 81
Mysterious Mountain 1955p. 90
In C 1964p. 100
Drumming 1971p. 108
I Am Sitting in a Room 1970p. 116
4th String Quartet Amazing Grace 1973p. 125
Einstein on the Beach 1976p. 134
Perfect Lives 1983p. 142
O Superman 1983p. 151
Miserere 1989p. 160
Atlas 1991p. 169
Afterwordp. 179
The Long Listp. 181
Time Linep. 185
Sourcesp. 195
Indexp. 205
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