Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone Music : Symmetry and The Musical Idea.
This book analyzes Schoenberg's twelve-tone music through the prism of the composer's notion of the Musical Idea, consisting of problem, elaboration, and solution. The author takes close looks at seminal works suchh as Moses und Aron, the Suite for Piano, Op. 25, the Fourth String Quartet, and the String Trio. With a bibliography and index. Many music examples.
xxviii, 437 p.; 25 cm.
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