Theodore Front Musical Literature

Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone Music : Symmetry and The Musical Idea.

Price: $37.99



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.
Paper
Language: English
ISBN: 1107624924
ISBN13: 9781107624924
UPC: 9781107624924

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French Music and Jazz In Conversation : From Debussy To Brubeck.

Price: $31.99



This book looks at the special relationship between French concert music and jazz which blossomed in the first seven decades of the 20th century. This includes the impact of early jazz on French music from Satie to Milhaud, as well as the impact of French music on the jazz of Bill Evans, Dave Brubeck and others. With an introduction, discogrpahy, bibliography, and index. Three figures. Six tables.

xiv, 304 p.; 24 cm.
Paper
Language: English
ISBN: 131663387X
ISBN13: 9781316633878
UPC: 9781316633878



Harrison Birtwistle's Operas and Music Theatre.

Price: $34.99



A comprehensive survey of the music for opera and theater by the important contemporary British composer Birtwistle. The author explores the relationship between abstract musical processes and the practical demands of drama. With a bibliography and index. Eight plates.

xiv, 469 p.; 25 cm.
Paper
Language: English
ISBN: 1316641988
ISBN13: 9781316641989
UPC: 9781316641989



John Cage and David Tudor : Correspondence On Interpretation and Performance.

Price: $103.00



Pianist Tudor was one of Cage's most important collaborators. Their letters shed signficant light on how Cage viewed performance, and the level of flexibility he was willing to allow in the interpretation of his music. With a preface, bibliography and index. Nine figures. One table.

xiii, 225 p.; 25 cm.
Cloth
Language: English
ISBN: 1107014328
ISBN13: 9781107014329
UPC: 9781107014329



Music and Protest In 1968 / edited by Beate Kutschke and Barley Norton.

Price: $108.00



15 articles examine the role of music in socio-political dissent around the world in 1968, including popular, folk and art music forms. With a bibliography, discography and index. 10 figures.

xiv, 327 p.; 25 cm.
Cloth
Language: English
ISBN: 1107007321
ISBN13: 9781107007321
UPC: 9781107007321