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American music in the twentieth century

Author: Kyle Gann
Publisher: New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1997.
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American Music in the Twentieth Century surveys the art music written in the United States during the last 100 years from the groundbreaking experiments of Charles Ives to the present day. Writing for the general reader, Kyle Gann describes the characteristic sounds of the diverse movements that have sprung up in this eventful period, while at the same time he sketches the changing social and cultural contexts for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Gann, Kyle.
American music in the twentieth century.
New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1997
(OCoLC)651958204
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle Gann
ISBN: 002864655X 9780028646558
OCLC Number: 36930711
Description: xvi, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude : What is American music? --
Forefathers --
Ultramodernism--
the 1920s --
Populism--
the 1930s --
Experimentalism --
Atonality and European influence --
John Cage and the New York School revolution --
Post-Cage conceptualism --
Minimalism --
New tonality 1--
the new Romanticism --
Electronic music --
Interfaces with rock and jazz --
New tonality 2--
postminimalism --
Totalism and the 1990s.
Other Titles: American music in the 20th century
Responsibility: Kyle Gann.

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