The Right Notes: Twenty-three Selected Essays by George Perle on Twentieth-century Music

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Pendragon Press, 1995 - Music - 310 pages
George Perle has divided this collection into four parts Composers and Works (Bartīk Berg Schoenberg Scriabin and Webern Towards a New Musical Language Some Critical Appraisals of Contemporary Music Theory and On Listening to Modern Music. These 23 articles reviews lectures and speeches represent the best of 50 years of musical thought and insight by one of the keenest musical minds of this century. Sharing this particular composer's point of view leads the reader to an understanding of the linear progression(not easily apparent) from the last century to the next.
 

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Contents

Scriabins SelfAnalyses
3
Mein Geliebtes Almschi Helene Bergs letters
9
Arnold Schoenberg
27
Pierrot lunaire
33
Schoenbergs Late Style
39
Selected Writings of Arnold Schoenberg
51
Letters to
59
Martyr to His Profession
67
A Music of Brevity Stillness and TensionA Review of
149
Krenek
173
Reflections
183
Symmetrical Formations in the String Quartets of Bela
189
Bergs Master Array of the Interval Cycles
207
Symmetry the TwelveTone Scale and Tonality
237
Musi
257
An evaluation
275

The Secret Program of The Lyric Suite
75
A Review of the Score of Lulu
117
Weberns TwelveTone Sketches
123
New Music and the Intuitive Listener
299
A Composers View of the Ballet
307
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