RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 41662654 LA English T1 To Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of spring A1 Peyser, Joan., PB Billboard Books PP New York YR 1999 SN 0823078752 9780823078752 AB "This book traces the development of classical music from the early years of the twentieth century to the present day and beyond. Covering the major figures of the past hundred years, from Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Varese, and Webern to Boulez, Cage, and Stockhausen, To Boulez and Beyond: Music in Europe Since The Rite of Spring offers a guided tour of the sense behind the sound and a concise analysis of major musical trends."--Jacket. "Using insights gained from hundreds of hours of interviews with key figures in modern music - including Pierre Boulez, John Cage, and Milton Babbitt - Joan Peyser brings the personalities behind this dramatic musical revolution to life. Then, based on her own expertise and her discussions with rising stars such as Anthony Cornicello and Augusta Read Thomas, she offers her thoughts and predictions about the future of serious music."--Jacket.