Soundings: Music in the Twentieth Century

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Schirmer Books, 1988 - Education - 728 pages
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Contents

Extending Traditions
24
Opus 1 to Opus 12
38
Alban Berg Before Wozzeck
45
PARIS 18851915
63
Maurice Ravel to the Mallarme Songs 1913
104
Importations from Abroad
116
I Decadent Symbolism
130
Synesthetic Symbolism
155
Russians Abroad and At Home
412
The TwentiethCentury Spanish and English Renaissance
422
An American Music for America
433
Virgil Thomson
450
BEYOND NATIONALISM 19201950
463
In Search of a Common Practice
506
The United States of America
528
Serialism and the European Old Guard
542

EMBLEMS OF CRISIS 19091914
169
The Road to The Rite
196
ISMS AND NATIONAL IDENTITIES 19101930
233
France
253
Germany
286
Toward Neoclassicism
308
Against the Tide
352
Weberns Path to the New Music
383
EMERGING NATIONAL ASPIRATIONS 19101945
393
Choice and Chance
557
THE QUEST FOR NEW SOUNDS
581
The New Virtuosity
605
PAST IMPERFECTFUTURE SUBJUNCTIVE
639
The Generic Revivals
661
Envoi
683
Notes
691
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About the author (1988)

Glenn Watkins is Earl V. Moore Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and author of "Pyramids at the Louvre: Music, Culture, and Collage from Stravinsky to the Postmodernists "(1994), "Soundings: Music in the Twentieth Century "(1988), and "Gesualdo: The Man and His Music "(1991).

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