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Musical modernism at the turn of the twenty-first century

David Joel Metzer

Musical modernism at the turn of the twenty-first century

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modernism (Music),
  • Music -- 20th century -- Philosophy and aesthetics,
  • Music -- 21st century -- Philosophy and aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Metzer.
    SeriesMusic in the 20th century
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3845 .M44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23554929M
    ISBN 109780521517799
    LC Control Number2009025309

    Four of his five chapters are principally devoted to compositional states, examining purity, silence, fragments, and "sonic flux," with one, on the lament, taking expression as its central theme, though it should go without saying that expression is hardly ignored in those chapters concerned with "states. The core of the book is arguably made up of the triad: Wagner—Nietzsche— Thomas Mann. S28 A47 A collection of writings by Schoenberg. From the pitch rows of the Fantasia to the all-chromatic repetitions of a pitch row in the well-known Chamber Concerto, Op. And David Metzer does so extremely well. Riley's delineation of territory, in keeping with much recent work in British music studies, assumes a fairly capacious historical sweep.

    In Germany Arnold Schoenberg — was forced to flee to the U. Bliss's score for the film Things to Come —the focus of a second chapter by Riley—was commissioned ahead of the filming for H. The human experience of time itself was altered, with the development of the electric telegraph from[32] and the adoption of standard time by British railway companies fromand in the rest of the world over the next fifty years. By the end of the 19th century many artists felt a need to create a new kind of art which would encompass the fundamental changes taking place in technology, science and philosophy. The Pre-Raphaelites actually foreshadowed Manet —83with whom Modernist painting most definitely begins.

    Modernist primitivism and pessimism were controversial, and the mainstream in the first decade of the 20th century was still inclined towards a faith in progress and liberal optimism. The rewards of a journalism-based cultural perspective are also apparent in chapters by Deborah Heckert and Gareth Thomas. A major 19th-century engineering achievement was The Crystal Palacethe huge cast-iron and plate glass exhibition hall built for The Great Exhibition of in London. The first was Impressionisma school of painting that initially focused on work done, not in studios, but outdoors en plein air. A valuable and persuasive contribution to our understanding of contemporary music, and one with which anyone with any investment in this, our own, musical period, should be familiar. Slonimsky, Nicolas, ed.


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Musical modernism at the turn of the twenty-first century book

These engineering marvels radically altered the 19th-century urban environment and the daily lives of people. Amongst his influences was Alban Berg 's — opera Wozzeckwhich "had made a tremendous impression on Shostakovich when it was staged in Leningrad.

Webern, Anton. Initially rejected from the most important commercial show of the time, the government-sponsored Paris Salonthe Impressionists organized yearly group exhibitions in commercial venues during the s and s, timing them to coincide with the official Salon.

Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection undermined religious certainty and the idea of human uniqueness. The composer Walter Leigh, in Thomas Irvine's study, is represented by unpublished academic writings. Hubbs examines how their sexuality shaped their music and thus has had a profound effect on American culture.

Eliot, E. Barringer brings an art historian's perspective to bear on the front-cloth designs of Frank Dobson, Gino Severini, and John Piper—by turns Primitivist, neoclassical, and neo-romantic in tone.

Bythe modernist counterbalance to the Stanford—Parry traditionalist axis was provided by Elgar. Lipman, Samuel. The photo shows the old building with the addition of one of the contemporary glass towers to the exterior by Ian Ritchie Architects with the closeup of the modern art tower.

Four of his five chapters are principally devoted to compositional states, examining purity, silence, fragments, and "sonic flux," with one, on the lament, taking expression as its central theme, though it should go without saying that expression is hardly ignored in those chapters concerned with "states.

Whereas most manufacturers try to make products that will be marketable by appealing to preferences and prejudices, high modernists rejected such consumerist attitudes in order to undermine conventional thinking.

The modernists condemned realism. He does demonstrate beyond doubt, though, that the unequivocal proposal of this demise is on the wane. The fragmentary, then, is "a state in which pieces are suspended" p. Stephen Downes. Notes of an Apprenticeship. Poetics of Music in the Form of Six Lessons.

New York: Knopf, Debussy, Claude. Schoenberg, Arnold. I95 C35 A collection of essays that argue that Ives's music is rooted in the European tradition and parallels the music of his European contemporaries in significant ways.

What principal challenges does it face? R76 A fascinating new look at twentieth-century classical music and its impact on modern culture, by the music critic of The New Yorker. The use of boys' voices, the harmonic spectrum of bells, and sine tones in Stockhausen's piece and in Jonathan Harvey's Mortuos plango, vivos voco, also for tape, show, for Metzer, strong kinships in terms of an ideal of purity, as expressed through evocations of childhood and the sacred.

Modernism in Music (Early 20th Century Classical)

The book does cover music in the last 30 years, from ; and it relies on a certain understanding of and familiarity with what has been written in that time. Christopher Dromey cites unpublished film scores by Britten for the Gas Association in a chapter overly cluttered with minor detail one of the book's few editorial lapses.

This is the modern version with minor modifications of one that was first used in Get this from a library! Musical modernism at the turn of the twenty-first century. [David Joel Metzer] -- Providing an interesting approach to developments in modernist music - from onwards - this study also presents an intriguing perspective on the larger history of modernism.

Far from being. Musical Modernism in the Thought of Mille Plateaux I 33 terms of event, where event is not understood as the single instance in which it is played or heard, but rather a dispersed terrain that includes multiple, mobile nodes" (78).

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