Music Since 1945: Issues, Materials, and Literature

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This text presents a challenging and comprehensive survey of the music of the postwar periods. Written in a concise and engaging style, the authors encourage students to re-examine aesthetic assumptions and cultural biases as they explore the rich diversity of music in our time.

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Music Since 1945 presents a challenging and comprehensive survey of the music of the postwar period. Written in a concise and engaging style, this text encourages students to reexamine aesthetic assumptions and biased as they explore the rich diversity of music in our time.

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Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART I: PRECEDENTS, INFLUENCE, AND EARLY POSTWAR TRENDS. 1. Composers and Audiences. 2. Precedents and Influences Music from 1890 to 1945. 3. New Ways of Listening: The "Loudspeaker Revolution". 4. New Concepts and Tools. 5. The Early Postwar Years. 6. Pieces for Study I. PART II: NEW AESTHETIC APPROACHES. 7. "Order" and "Chaos". 8. The Electronic Revolution I: Tape Composition and early Synthesizers. 9. Multimedia and Total Theater. 10. Texture, Mass, and Density. 11. Non-Western Musical Influences. 12. Pieces for Study II. PART III: MORE RECENT DEVELOPMENTS. 13. Collage and Quotation. 14. The Resurgence of Tonality. 15. New Views of Performance: Space, Ritual, and Play. 16. Process and Minimalism. 17. The Electronic Revolution II: Computers and Digital Systems. 18. Pieces for Study III. PART IV: ISSUES AND DIRECTIONS. 19. Notation, Improvisation, and Composition. 20. Composers and National Traditions. 21. Pieces for Study IV: A Panorama of Works by Genre. Select Bibliography. Select Discography. Index.

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