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Aspects of twentieth-century music

Aspects of twentieth-century music

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementRichard Delone ... [el al.] ; Coordinating editor, Gary E. Wittlich.
    ContributionsDeLone, Richard, 1928-, Wittlich, Gary, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML197 A78
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 483 p. :
    Number of Pages483
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18723309M
    ISBN 100130493465

    Reviewed by RogerF. As well, composers and musicians used new electricelectronic, and digital instruments and musical devices. The "banja" or "banshaw," now known as the banjo, was one of the African instruments that continued to be built and played in America. The songwriter W. Margret published this book.

    Wesleyan University Press: Hanover, Little can stand in his way if he possesses creative talent. Palmer, Robert. In addition to the many examples and graphics, there are four complete pieces for analysis.

    These artists popularized this style of music and brought it to the Broadway and off-Broadway stages in the late s. Ellington started out as a band-leader, making his name in the culture of the big band nightclubs that had come out of the Roaring Twenties and continued through the s. The success of the Fisk Jubilee Singers spawned a number of similar black jubilee singing groups and contributed a sense of pride to many newly emancipated blacks. Composers have worked instinctively, with the ear as their guide, and have arrived at something of a common usage of these materials.


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The end of the 19th century had seen a rise in more low-brow, popular entertainment in Vaudeville theaters in America and Music Halls in England, where musicians, especially singers, would perform more accessible songs which achieved popularity outside the social elite.

There are daringly experimental and strongly traditional forces which bring divergent materials together. Keil, Charles. Composers and songwriters explored new forms and sounds that challenged the previously accepted rules of music of earlier periods, such as the use of altered chords and extended chords in s-era Bebop jazz.

BurleighMargaret Bondsand Hall Johnson set the spirituals to piano accompaniment as a means of preserving and perpetuating the beauty of this traditional black music. Some definitions refer to music as a score, or a composition Dictionary. Like Taylor, these women Aspects of twentieth-century music book praised for their wide vocal range and the brilliance of their singing.

The decades that followed saw hybrids of jazz and numerous other musical traditions, as well as further investigations into the nature of "classical jazz. Nevertheless, African music continued to flow into the New World as a result of the slave trade, which Aspects of twentieth-century music book illegally well into the nineteenth century Aspects of twentieth-century music book its official abolition in The two main artists of focus are Bob Dylan and John Lennon.

The development of powerful, loud guitar amplifiers and sound reinforcement systems in the s and s permitted bands to hold large concerts where even those with the least expensive tickets could hear the show.

But who would dare present a Tippett or a Stravinsky in competitionlet alone lesser-known contemporary composers! Even greater development occurred in popular, or pop music.

Jazz thrived in the s and s in U. Bebop set the standard for every style that followed: cool jazz with its modal sound—developed by Lester Young and popularized by the trumpeter Miles Davisalso a bebop musician—as well as the experimental and introspective transformations of the alto saxophonist John Coltrane The standard left-hand technique of piano rag evolved from the martial rhythms of marching bands, and later, during the early s, it became the basis for the jazz piano style called "stride.

Tracy Chapman 's b. Protest music has developed over the years and has made its presence in history. With samplers, rap producers like Hank Schocklee can reproduce and rearrange anything from a television sitcom theme to a Beethoven symphony.

Significant creators working actively in many media have given impetus to a flourishing twentieth-century music, have given it pulse and creative health. By the s, Roberta MartinSallie Martin, and Thomas Dorsey a former bluesman who went by the name "Georgia Tom" Dorsey had established a religious music whose sound became known as gospel.

But this is a textbook, with an extensive bibliography and a good index--quite the best one I have read on modern music, and amongst the best on any period. Early rappers worked with disc jockeys to heighten an audience's excitement.

The way various chordal structures are built, the reasons they sound as they do, the connection of the chords and their suitability for differing conditions, consistency of texture, and the combining of contrasting textures must be understood.

The result, often called "free jazz," was an attempt to expand upon the improvisational and experimental aspects of bebop. His language is very descriptive and his organization walks you through the microscopic and precise use of intervals and their sonorous characters, up to complex harmonic configurations such as atonalty, pandiatonalism and polytonality.

The rich mixture of materials and styles is made up of many ingredients: rhythmic energy, vivid harmonic fabric, melodic color, and fresh linear writing. The aural skills supplement and online aural skills trainer on the companion website at motivichearing. They are: pitchdurationloudnesstimbresonic texture and spatial location Burton22— Most exercises require originally conceived melody and harmony in a rhythmic frame; tempo, dynamics, and phrasing are fundamental considerations.

In the standard blues, called the twelve-bar blues, a certain idea is expressed twice in a repeated lyric and then responded to or completed in a third line.

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Chicago blues also contributed to the development of other musical forms. Bythe term "jazz" was already in wide use. Reflecting both the hardships and triumphs black Americans have experienced in the United Statestheir music has also Aspects of twentieth-century music book to Aspects of twentieth-century music book the national identity, profoundly influencing the lives of all Americans.At the beginning of the twentieth century 'music' meant the 'art' tradition of Western Europe and North America; by the end of the century that was just one tradition among many.

Written by a group of experts in the field, this book surveys what happened to the Western 'art' tradition alongside Price: $ Feb 05,  · Persichetti’s Twentieth Century Harmony, Creative Aspects and Practice – A Foreword Posted on February 5, June 23, by drtheoryslapd So, I’ve decided that I’m going to make a journey through this particular book on the Twentieth Century.

ISBN: X. Reviewed byJohn Cooper, Pergamon Press, Headington Hill Hall, Oxford OX] OBlv, UK. It is surprising how little contemporary music is performed at concerts, recitals and competitions, particularly when one reflects that much of what is popularly meant by twentiethcentury music is now between 50 and 90 years old.Late-Romantic and pdf nationalism was found also in British, American, and Latin-American music of the early 20th century.

Composers such as Ralph Vaughan Williams, Aaron Copland, Alberto Ginastera, Carlos Chávez, Silvestre Revueltas, and Heitor Villa-Lobos used folk themes collected by themselves or others in many of their major compositions.In the twentieth century music was no longer constrained to opera-houses, clubs, and concerts and this freedom brought experimentation with new styles of music that went against the conventional music practices.

Twentieth Century Music and It's Reflection of History

Discussed below are the contributions of the aforementioned composers and their influence on 20th century music. Arnold Schoenberg.Twentieth Century Ebook Music of the 20th century is notable for the advent of a ebook 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.