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Author Roberts, Peter Deane, author.

Title Modernism in Russian piano music : Skriabin, Prokofiev, and their Russian contemporaries / Peter Deane Roberts
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [1993]


Description 1 online resource (2 volumes)
Series Russian music studies
Russian music studies (Bloomington, Ind.)
Contents Vol. I. Introduction and historical background -- Skriabin : harmony and tonality -- Composers influenced by Skriabin -- Prokofiev : an enlarged tonal system -- Techniques associated with the Russian school -- Some general aspects of technique -- Tonality and tonal structures -- A new aesthetic : symmetry as a basis of structure -- Scales : their origins and application -- Bichords, bitonality, and polymodality -- Constructional principles -- Sonata forms -- Sets and other nontonal techniques -- A summing up and an assessment
Vol. II. Musical examples to chapters 2-14
Summary The purpose of this study is to review some of the techniques developed by Russian composers in the early part of the twentieth century, down to the active assertion of state control of the arts in the Soviet Union, which began in 1929. The study centers principally on music for the piano, with an emphasis on harmony and both tonal and nontonal structures
Analysis History of specific lands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
SUBJECT Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 fast
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915 fast
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915. nli
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. nli
Subject Piano music -- Russia (Federation) -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Modernism (Music) -- Russia (Federation)
Modernism (Music)
Piano music
Analyse (algemeen)
Modernisme (cultuur)
Piano music -- Russia -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Russia (Federation)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 91032124
ISBN 9780253061645