Composers on Modern Musical Culture

Composers on Modern Musical Culture

An Anthology of Readings on Twentieth-century Music

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Collects 30 essays from major composers of the 20th century, each dealing with cultural and aesthetic questions that have shaped music in the modern period. Together, the contributions provide an overview of the this century's musical theories, history, and coming trends. Many of the essays appear in this volume in English for the first time. Contributing composers include Debussy, Bartok, Ravel, Schoenberg, Cage, Ives, Schuller, and Ellington. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books, [1999]
Copyright Date: ©1999
ISBN: 9780028647517
Branch Call Number: 780.9 COMPOS
Characteristics: xiii, 286 pages : music ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Simms, Bryan R.


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