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20/20 : Twenty New Sounds of the 20th Century / With CD-ROM

20/20 : Twenty New Sounds of the 20th Century / With CD-ROM - 99 edition

20/20 : Twenty New Sounds of the 20th Century / With CD-ROM - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780028648644

ISBN10: 0028648641

20/20 : Twenty New Sounds of the 20th Century / With CD-ROM by William Duckworth - ISBN 9780028648644
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Schirmer
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20/20 : Twenty New Sounds of the 20th Century / With CD-ROM by William Duckworth - ISBN 9780028648644

ISBN13: 9780028648644

ISBN10: 0028648641

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 99
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Summary

This text is introduces students to the various styles pioneered in 20th century music through a series of key listening examples. Written in an easy-to-understand style, the author begins by addressing twenty questions about ''New Music'' and then proceeds through a varied repertoire of works in a way that brings twentieth century music alive and take on meaning.

Benefits:

  • A CD-ROM packaged with the text provides eight of the 20 pieces discussed.
  • Students complete this text inspired to continue their exploration of musical style.
  • The text helps construct a ''grid'' in the student's mind through its line of inquiry, namely the 20 questions, enabling students to better understand and appreciate the significance and objectives of new musical styles.

Author Bio

Duckworth, William : Bucknell University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy.
2. Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin.
3. The Rite of Spring by Igor Stravinsky.
4. Pierrot Lunaire by Arnold Schoenberg.
5. The Concord Sonata by Charles Ives.
6. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin.
7. Bolero by Maurice Ravel.
8. Quartet for the End of Time by Oliver Messiaen.
9. Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland.
10. Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage.
11. Mysterious Mountain by Alan Hovhaness.
12. In C by Terry Riley.
13. Drumming by Steve Reich.
14. I Am Sitting in A Room by Alvin Lucier.
15. 4th String Quartet: Amazing Grace by Ben Johnston.
16. Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass.
17. Perfect Lives by Robert Ashley.
18. 0 Superman by Laurie Anderson.
19. Miserere by Arvo Pärt.
20. Atlas by Meredith Monk.