Modern music: the avant garde since 1945

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G. Braziller, 1981 - Music - 331 pages
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A look at music since 1945 focuses on the development of new instrument technology, the theory of serialism, and the use of chance or choice in composition

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Contents

Paris 19458
23
New York 194850
34
DarmstadtParis 19512
55
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About the author (1981)

The author of numerous books on music, and for many years chief music critic on The Times, Paul Griffiths now writes regularly for The New Yorker. He is the author of Bartok (Master Musicians Series, J.M. Dent, 1984), Thames and Hudson Encyclopaedia of 20th-Century Music (1986), Stravinsky (Master
Musicians, 1992), and a contributor to The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera (1994).

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