Heritage of Music: Music in the Twentieth Century v.4

Heritage of Music: Music in the Twentieth Century v.4

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This volume, the fourth and final one on the history of western music, concentrates on the twentieth century.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 334 pages
  • 218.44 x 299.72 x 25.4mm | 1,338.09g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 525 in all, 225 in colour, A-Z of composers, credits and cumulative index
  • 0195053737
  • 9780195053739

Table of contents

Introduction. Gabriel Faure, Ronald Crichton; interlude - the Paris conservatoire; Claude Debussy, Felix Aprahamian; interlude - the Spanish Renaissance; Ravel, Satie and Les Six, Felix Aprahamian; Sergei Rachmaninov, Robert Threlfall; Jean Sibelius, Robert Layton; interlude - the history of recorded sound; Elgar and Vaughan Williams, Jerrold Northrop-Moore and Michael Kennedy; Janacek and Kodaly, Malcolm Rayment; modern music, Wilfrid Mellers; interlude - ragtime and jazz; Igor Stravinsky, Richard Orton; interlude - the revival of early music; Schoenberg, Berg and Webern, Paul Griffiths; Bartok and Hindemith, Hamish Milne; Prokofiev and Shostakovich, Geoffrey Norris; Ives and Copland, Peter Dickinson; interlude - opera in the twentieth century; Britten, Tippett and Walton, Michael Kennedy; Messiaen and Boulez, Robert Sherlaw Johnson; Varese and Stockhausen, Paul Griffiths; interlude - rock music in the 1970s; electro-acoustic music, Richard Orton. A-Z of composers, Noel Broome. Credits and cumulative index.show more