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Musical trends in the 20th century

Demuth, Norman

Musical trends in the 20th century

by Demuth, Norman

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Composers.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Norman Demuth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML197 .D37 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 359 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5414606M
    ISBN 100837168961
    LC Control Number73006258

    After the Romantics; MUSICAL TRENDS IN THE 20TH CENTURY. By Norman Demuth. Illustrated. pp. New York: The Macmillan Company. $7. This is the first book-length survey of 20th -century British music for solo organ. Beginning with a discussion of British organ music in the last decades of the Victorian era, the book focuses on the pieces that the composers wrote, their musical style, possible influences on the composition of specific works, and the details of their by: 5.

      Prior to and after World War II, the United States became a center of musical activity. Many composers from Europe moved to the US and some of them even became faculty members. Discover the music forms and styles, along with the composers and musicians, who defined 20th-century : Espie Estrella. Which of the three classical types of music in the twentieth century used tone sclaes and a tone row - decided before composing the piece along with psychological themes, characters or stories with dissonant music?

    The 17th and 18th centuries. After printing, the next significant influence on music performance was the gradual emergence of the audience, for the relationship between participants in the musical experience—between performer and listener—became polarized. The first evidence for this shift was the rise of the professional vocal virtuoso about the last quarter of the 16th century, and this.   The Evolution of American Choral Music: Roots, Trends, and Composers before the 20th Century The Evolution of American Choral Music: Roots, Trends, and Composers before the 20th Century he has authored three books dealing with the music and style associated with this genre The white spiritual was a term sometimes used for the hymnody of.


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Excerpt. This book is not a "History of Fifty Years' Music". It does not set out to include every name and every work which has come to light since the beginning of the century in every country. Get this from a library.

Musical trends in the 20th century. [Norman Demuth] -- Studies certain composers who have played a part in the history of world music. These composers, arrived or arriving at a state of maturity and already influencing the future trend of music, have.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Demuth, Norman, Musical trends in the 20th century. Morgan's book is the best that I have found for an overview of the entire 20th century in "classical" music.

He divides his analysis into 3 logical sections: Part 1. Beyond Tonality: From to World War I Part 2. Reconstruction and New Systems: Between the Wars Part 3. Innovation and Fragmentation: From WWII to the PresentCited by:   The Encyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century is an alphabetically arranged encyclopedia of all aspects of music in various parts of the world during the 20th century.

It covers the major musical styles--concert music, jazz, pop, rock, etc., and such key genres as opera, orchestral music, be-bop, blues, country, etc. Articles on individuals provide biographical information on their life.

It is simply the best book on the agony and ecstasy of 20th-century classical music. It is also a significant demonstration of how dominant American music has been in. Music of the 20th Century Let’s begin the study of our final historical period with an overview of major trends and composers from the era.

As you read this page, please pay special attention to the fact that this description focuses on compositional techniques and very little is said about dominant genres. The U.S. and Britain were the most active sources of book musicals from the 19th century through much of the 20th century (although Europe produced various forms of popular light opera and operetta, for example Spanish Zarzuela, during that period and even earlier).

However, the light musical stage in other countries has become more active in. On the Twentieth Century is a musical with book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Cy partly on the s film and play of the same name, the musical is part operetta, part farce and part screwball story involves the behind-the-scenes relationship between Lily, a temperamental actress and Oscar, a bankrupt theatre by: 1.

A timeline of music events during the early to midth century, from Tosca in to John Coltrane's : Espie Estrella. Music of the 20th century is notable for the advent of a wide range of genres and style and for the technical innovations in recording and playing music.

Means of recording and broadcasting granted access to music to many more people, which made it possible for musicians to become popular in different countries and become celebrities. Music critic Alex Ross spent years researching the history of these 20th century composers and his research paid off with the wonderful book The Rest is Noise.

This is another book that I found by looking at the reading lists of members of Radiohead. I think that Cited by: By Modern Music Griffith means the composed music of the 20th Century thats rarely programmed in so-called Classical media formats.

Too often its perceived as too experimental, too mathematical, and too unlistenable: attributes which too often turn listeners away before they can decide for themselves/5.

Music in the 20th century User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. These two titles cover the same material in a similar format but on a different scale.

The Cassell Companion to 20th-Century Music, an updated revision of Pickering's Brewer's Twentieth-Century Music Read full review. Anna Brake's Music Trends of the 21st Century is an accessible and interesting read on how technology has shaped music in recent years, and where it's taking us. Most importantly the book illustrates the perverse effects in which the ease technology has had in creating music and eliminating the barriers of entry to distribute music has had on /5.

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Beyond the Romantic Spirit (), Bk 1: 19 Early Intermediate to Late Intermediate Piano Solos Reflecting 5/5(1). 20th-century classical music describes art music that was written nominally from toinclusive.

Musical style diverged during the 20th century as it never had previously. Consequently, this century was without a dominant style. Modernism, impressionism, and post-romanticism can all be traced to the decades before the turn of the. Characteristics of 20th Century Music.

One of the most important developments in 20 th Century classical music was the effective dissolving of tonality. The entire system of keys that had dominated the musical landscape since the late Renaissance was by many composers, ultimately dismissed in favor of what would become known as ‘serialism’.Author: Dr Justin Wildridge.Technology has always been inseparable from the development of music.

But in the twentieth century a rapid acceleration took place: a new "machine music" came into existence, electronic musical instruments appeared, and composers sometimes seemed more like sound technicians than musicians.The Sounds of Music in the Twenty-first Century.

By the end of the book, definitions seem more elusive than ever: to compose is to work with sound, or with silence, in a premeditated way, or.