Remaking the Past: Musical Modernism and the Influence of the Tonal Tradition
Joseph Straus details the revisionary strategies of twentieth century composers--how they transformed the music of the tonal tradition in creating their radically new sonorities and structures. He defines a mainstream of musical modernism, a mainstream shaped by the aggressive reinterpretation of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century models.
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Straus (music theory, Queens Coll.) has written a provocative book that offers a radically new interpretation of the artistic goals and achievements of several major composers of the early 20th ... Read full review
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