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Title Analyzing the music of living composers (and others) / edited by Jack Boss [and others]
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. : Cambridge Scholars, 2013


Description 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations, music
Contents Preface / Jack Boss -- Part I. Process in the music of living composers -- Introduction to Part I / Tim S. Pack -- ch. 1. Making the most out of minimalism : multiple simultaneous processes in Torke's Telephone Book / Brent Yorgason -- ch. 2. Coherence and comprehensibility in Joan Tower's Purple Rhapsody / Andrew Gades -- ch. 3. Games, simplicity, and trees : an analysis of Arvo Part's Arbos / Erik Heine -- ch. 4. An introduction to the music of Willem Ceuleers / Tim S. Pack -- Part II. The tonal tradition -- Introduction to Part II / Stephen Rodgers -- ch. 5. Harmony and the myth of Narcissus in 'Du libst mich nicht' / Jessie Layne Thornton -- ch. 6. Mahler's musical idea : a Schenkerian-Schoenbergian analysis of the adagio from Symphony no. 10 / Jack Boss -- ch. 7. Debussy's Unterbrechung / Gary Don -- Part III. Pop music and beyond -- Introduction to Part III / Brad Osborn -- ch. 8. When pop stars collide : mashups as musical destiny / Christine Boone -- ch. 9. Groove topics in improvised jazz / Garrett Michaelsen -- ch. 10. The music of Mario, Link, and Samus : harmony, form, and meaning in early compositions by Koji Kondo and Hirokazu Tanaka / Nathan Baker -- ch. 11. Hearing Heima : ecological and ecocritical approaches to meaning in three Icelandic music videos / Brad Osborn -- Part IV. Musical geometry and temporal structuring -- Introduction to Part IV / Jack Boss -- ch. 12. Serial n-cubes / Paul Lombardi -- ch. 13. Temporal structuring in Colin Matthews' Eleven Studies in Velocity / Aleksandra Vojcic
Summary Analyzing the Music of Living Composers (and Others) is a collection of essays that grew out of the 2010 annual meeting of the West Coast Conference of Music Theory and Analysis. The stated purpose was to apply traditional music-analytic techniques, as well as new, innovative techniques, to describing the music of composers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The goal was to take steps toward making the music of our time a bit less impenetrable for our colleagues, students and other li ..
Notes Edited by: Jack Boss, Brad Osborn, Tim S. Pack and Stephen Rodgers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Musical analysis -- History -- 20th century
Musical analysis -- History -- 21st century
Music -- History and criticism.
Theory of music & musicology.
20th century & contemporary classical music.
Rock & Pop music.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
MUSIC -- Reference.
Music -- Instruction and study
Musical analysis
Musikalische Analyse
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Boss, Jack Forrest
Osborn, Brad
Pack, Timothy Shane, 1969-
Rodgers, Stephen, 1974-
LC no. 2013376315
ISBN 9781443864718