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Introduces basic concepts of contemporary post-tonal music theory.
This text provides the most comprehensive analytical approach to post-tonal music available from Impressionism to recent trends. It covers music from the early 1900s through such movements as Minimalism and the Neoromanticism, and includes chapters on rhythm, form, electronic and computer music, and the roles of chance and choice in post-tonal music.
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Chapter 1 The Twilight of the Tonal System.
Chapter 2 Scale Formations in Post-Tonal Music.
Chapter 3 The Vertical Dimension: Chords and Simultaneities.
Chapter 4 The Horizontal Dimension: Melody and Voice Leading.
Chapter 5 Harmonic Progre... MORE
Chapter 6 Developments in Rhythm.
Chapter 7 Form in Post-Tonal Music.
Chapter 8 Imports and Allusions.
Chapter 9 Nonserial Atonality.
Chapter 10 Classical Serialism.
Chapter 11 Timbre and Texture: Acoustic.
Chapter 12 Timbre and Texture: Electronic.
Chapter 13 Serialism After 1945.
Chapter 14 The Roles of Chance and Choice in Post-Tonal Music.
Chapter 15 Minimalism and Beyond.