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American Music in the Twentieth Century

American Music in the Twentieth Century - 97 edition

American Music in the Twentieth Century - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780028646558
ISBN10: 002864655X
American Music in the Twentieth Century by Kyle Gann - ISBN 9780028646558
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
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American Music in the Twentieth Century by Kyle Gann - ISBN 9780028646558
ISBN13: 9780028646558
ISBN10: 002864655X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 97
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Summary

Kyle Gann examines the characteristic sounds of the diverse movements in American art music from Charles Ives to the present day. He sketches the changing social and cultural contexts of American concert music through the study of representative works of music and key individuals.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.
Permissions.
Prelude: What is American Music.


1. Forefathers.
2. Ultramodernism-the 1920s.
3. Populism-the 1930s.
4. Experimentalism.
5. Atonality and European Influence.
6. John Cage and the New York School Revolution.
7. Post-Cage Conceptualism.
8. Minimalism.
9. New Tonality 1-The New Romanticism.
10. Electronic Music.
11. Interfaces with Rock and Jazz.
12. New Tonality 2-Postminimalism.
13. Tatalism and the 1990s.


Index.