This is a study of musical time approached from many angles - musical, philosophical, psychological, cultural, sociological and theoretical. The author develops his own comprehensive theory of musical time which, he asserts, is much neglected in many other theories. Questions of direction, weight, tension, resolution, cumulation, proportion and duration are discussed and, with reference to the temporal arts of film and literature, he offers insights into and discussion of much modern music including Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Messiaen and Stockhausen. The book also includes discussions of tonal music and non-Western music from a 20th century Western perspective. The author has taught composition extensively at institutions such as Oberlin Conservatory, Wesleyan University, the University of California and Yale where he was Director of Undergraduate Composition for seven years.
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Book Description Schirmer Books, 1988. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028725905
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