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This modern music : a guide for the bewildered listener.

Author: John Tasker Howard
Publisher: Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, [1969, ©1957]
Series: Essay index reprint series.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Howard, John Tasker, 1890-1964.
This modern music.
Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, [1969, ©1957]
(OCoLC)645392874
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Tasker Howard
ISBN: 0836900189 9780836900187
OCLC Number: 3040
Description: 234 pages : music ; 23 cm.
Contents: People have never liked modern music ... at first --
Music tells how people think, and act --
Dissonance: the salt and pepper of music --
Debussy starts something: impressionism --
Schoenberg finishes something: atonality --
Writing music in two or more keys at once: polytonality --
Back to Bach: neo-classicism --
Workaday music for every-day use: gebrauchsmusik --
From plain-song to swing: a story of rhythms --
Tone-clusters, quarter-tones, and other matters.
Series Title: Essay index reprint series.

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