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11%OFFArnold Schoenberg - The Musical Idea and the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation, New Paperback English Edition - 9780253218353 - V9780253218353
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The Musical Idea and the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation, New Paperback English Edition

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Description for The Musical Idea and the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation, New Paperback English Edition Paperback. One of the most important documents in 20th-century musical thought finally available in an affordable paperback edition Editor(s): Neff, Severine. Translator(s): Carpenter, Patricia. Num Pages: 376 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: AVA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 572.

The Gedanke manuscripts, from which The Musical Idea is compiled, are legendary writings of Arnold Schoenberg. Central to his concern was his concept of the "musical idea," which represents the wholeness of the musical work and embraces Schoenberg's notions of motive, gestalt, phrase, theme, rhythm, harmony, and form. Ultimately, the musical idea is the vision of the composer by which a musical work achieves unity in relation to the means by which the work is comprehended in its unity by the listener.

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
380
Condition
New
Number of Pages
376
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN, United States
ISBN
9780253218353
SKU
V9780253218353
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About Arnold Schoenberg
Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951) is one of the most prominent figures in 20th-century music and musical thought, perhaps best known for his development of Twelve Tone theory. Patricia Carpenter (1923–2000) was Professor Emerita, Barnard College, and former Vice President of the Society for Music Theory. Severine Neff is currently Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor in the Department of Music at ... Read more

Reviews for The Musical Idea and the Logic, Technique, and Art of Its Presentation, New Paperback English Edition
. . . [this book] is the single best volume extant if one wishes to learn about the technical conception of music held by one of the greatest composers (and greatest music educators) of modern times.
MLA Notes
This book is easy to read because there is no analysis without aim, no theoretical viewing without connections to genuine ... Read more

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