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Contains excerpts from 20th century musical compositions by 13 composers (25 different compositions).
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 228.6 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130384984
  • 9780130384980

Table of contents

Bela Bartok.
Mikrokosmos No. 126, "Change of Time." Mikrokosmos No. 148, "Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm," No. 1. Forty-Four Violin Duets, No. 33, "Song of the Harvest." Sixth Quartet, Movement 1, Movement 4.
Alban Berg.
Four Songs, Op. 2, No. 3, No. 4. Wozzeck, "Marie's Lullaby" (Act I, Scene III). Violin Concerto, Andante (excerpt). Bach chorale, "Es ist genug." Andante (excerpt). Adagio (theme and variations), excerpt.
Elliot Carter.
Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for Woodwind Quartet. Etude No. 6. Etude No. 7. Fantasy.
Aaron Copland.
Appalachian Spring (excerpt).
George Crumb.
Apparition, Sections I, II, and III with vocalises.
Luigi Dallapiccola.
Goethe-Lieder Songs Nos. 1, 2, and 3.
Claude Debussy.
Images 1, "Reflects dans l'eau." Preludes 1, No. 2, "Voiles." Preludes 1, No. 6, "Des pas sur la neige." Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, Pastorale.
Paul Hindemith.
String Quartet, Op. 22, Movement II. Six Chansons, No. 4, "Printemps." Ludus Tonalis, Interlude and Fugue In A.
Charles Ives.
Second Sonata for Violin and Piano, Movement III, "The Revival." Hymn, "Come, thou fount of ev'ry blessing."
Oliver Messiaen.
Quatour pour la fin du temps, Movement VI, "Danse de la fureur, pour les sept trompettes."
Steve Reich.
Clapping Music.
Roger Reynolds.
Traces, Sections A, B, and C.
Arnold Schoenberg.
Six Short Pieces for Piano, Op. 19, No. 2, No. 4, No. 6. Suite for Piano, Op. 25, Menuett and Trio. Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31, Introduction, Theme and Variation I.
Gunther Schuller.
Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee, "Little Blue Devil."
Igor Stravinsky.
Petroushka, end of second tableau and third tableua, complete. L'Histoire du Soldat, "Soldier's March." Great Chorale. Triumphal March of the Devil. In Memoriam Dylan Thomas, Dirge-Canons (Prelude). Canticum Sacrum, Dedicatio and Movement I, "Euntes in mundum." Movement II, "Surge, aquilo."
Edgard Varese.
Hyperprism (excerpt).
Anton Webern.
Five Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 5, No. 1. Six Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 6, No. 1. Five Canons on Latin Texts, Op. 16, No. 1. Cantata, Op. 29, Movement I.
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.
Passages (excerpt).
Composers' Dates.
Chronological List of Compositions.
Compositions by Medium.
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