eBook Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music, 1st Edition

  • Nicole V. Gagné
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  • ISBN-10: 081087962X
  • ISBN-13: 9780810879621
  • DDC: 780.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 392 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY CLASSICAL MUSIC focuses on modernist and postmodern classical music worldwide from 1890 to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries, with more than 60 entries explaining the methods, styles, and acoustic and electronic media peculiar to new music, and over 350 entries giving essential information on the lives and work of the people who have composed and performed that music.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts.
Title page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editor's Foreword.
Preface.
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
Chronology.
Introduction.
1: Abrams, Muhal Richard.
2: Adams, John.
3: Adams, John Luther.
4: Aleatory.
5: Alternate Tuning Systems.
6: Amacher, Maryanne.
7: Ambient Music.
8: Amirkhanian, Charles.
9: AMM.
10: Anderson, Laurie.
11: Andriessen, Louis.
12: Antheil, George.
13: Ashley, Robert.
14: Atonality.
15: Austin, Larry.
16: Babbitt, Milton.
17: Barber, Samuel.
18: Barraqué, Jean.
19: Barth, Hans.
20: Bartók, Béla.
21: Bauer, Marion.
22: Bax, (Sir) Arnold.
23: Beatles, The.
24: Becker, John J..
25: Behrman, David.
26: Berberian, Cathy.
27: Berg, Alban.
28: Berg, Christopher.
29: Berger, Arthur.
30: Berio, Luciano.
31: Bernstein, Leonard.
32: Beyer, Johanna M..
33: Birtwistle, (Sir) Harrison.
34: Biscardi, Chester.
35: Bitonality.
36: Blitzstein, Marc.
37: Bloch, Ernest.
38: Bolcom, William.
39: Boulanger, Lili.
40: Boulanger, Nadia.
41: Boulez, Pierre.
42: Bowles, Paul.
43: Branca, Glenn.
44: Brant, Henry.
45: Braxton, Anthony.
46: Bridge, Frank.
47: Britten, Benjamin.
48: Brown, Earle.
49: Bryars, Gavin.
50: Buckner, Thomas.
51: Busoni, Ferruccio.
52: Bussotti, Sylvano.
53: Butterworth, George.
54: Cage, John.
55: Cahill, Sarah.
56: Cardew, Cornelius.
57: Carlos, Wendy.
58: Carrillo, Julián.
59: Carter, Elliott.
60: Caturla, Alejandro.
61: Cerha, Friedrich.
62: Chambers, Wendy Mae.
63: Chance Music.
64: Chatham, Rhys.
65: Chávez, Carlos.
66: Chin, Unsuk.
67: Chou Wen-Chung.
68: Coleman, Ornette.
69: Computer Music.
70: Conrad, Tony.
71: Copland, Aaron.
72: Corigliano, John.
73: Corner, Philip.
74: Couper, Mildred.
75: Cowell, Henry.
76: Craft, Robert.
77: Crumb, George.
78: Dallapiccola, Luigi.
79: Davidovsky, Mario.
80: Davies, (Sir) Peter Maxwell.
81: Debussy, Claude.
82: Degaetani, Jan.
83: Delius, Frederick.
84: Del Tredici, David.
85: Denisov, Edison.
86: Deyhim, Sussan.
87: Diamond, David.
88: Dissonance.
89: Dlugoszewski, Lucia.
90: Dodecaphony.
91: Dodge, Charles.
92: Druckman, Jacob.
93: Duckworth, William.
94: Dufallo, Richard.
95: Eastman, Julius.
96: Eichheim, Henry.
97: Eisler, Hanns.
98: Elastic Form.
99: El-Dabh, Halim.
100: Electroacoustic Music.
101: Electronic Music.
102: Ellington, Duke.
103: Eno, Brian.
104: Expressionism.
105: Extended Performance Techniques.
106: Falla, Manuel De.
107: Farwell, Arthur.
108: Feldman, Barbara Monk.
109: Feldman, Morton(1926–1987)..
110: Ferneyhough, Brian.
111: Ferrari, Luc.
112: Film Music.
113: Fine, Irving.
114: Fine, Vivian.
115: Finney, Ross Lee.
116: Flanagan, William.
117: Fluxus.
118: Flynt, Henry.
119: Formalism..
120: Foss, Lukas.
121: Foulds, John.
122: Free Duration.
123: Free Improvisation.
124: Free Jazz.
125: Free Rhythm.
126: Frith, Fred.
127: Fullman, Ellen.
128: Futurism.
129: Gaburo, Kenneth.
130: Galás, Diamanda.
131: Gann, Kyle.
132: Garland, Peter.
133: Gebrauchsmusik.
134: Gerhard, Roberto.
135: Gershwin, George.
136: Gideon, Miriam.
137: Ginastera, Alberto.
138: Glanville-Hicks, Peggy.
139: Glass, Philip.
140: Globokar, Vinko.
141: Goehr, Alexander.
142: Gordon, Michael.
143: Gordon, Peter.
144: Górecki, Henryk.
145: Gosfield, Annie.
146: Graettinger, Robert F..
147: Grainger, Percy.
148: Graphic Notation.
149: Griffes, Charles T..
150: Grisey, Gérard.
151: Groupe Des Six.
152: Gubaidulina, Sofia.
153: Hába, Alois.
154: Hannan, Joe.
155: Harris, Roy.
156: Harrison, Lou.
157: Harvey, Jonathan.
158: Hauer, Josef Matthias.
159: Henry, Pierre.
160: Henze, Hans Werner.
161: Herrmann, Bernard.
162: Higgins, Dick.
163: Hiller, Lejaren.
164: Hindemith, Paul.
165: Holst, Gustav.
166: Honegger, Arthur.
167: Hovhaness, Alan.
168: Hunt, Jerry.
169: Hykes, David.
170: Ibarra, Susie.
171: Ibert, Jacques.
172: Ichiyanagi, Toshi.
173: Impressionism.
174: Indeterminacy.
175: Instrument Building.
176: Ireland, John.
177: Ives, Charles.
178: Janácek, Leos.
179: Jenkins, Leroy.
180: Jennings, Terry.
181: Johnson, Dennis.
182: Johnson, Tom.
183: Johnston, Ben.
184: Jolas, Betsy.
185: Jolivet, André.
186: Joplin, Scott.
187: Just Intonation.
188: Kagel, Mauricio.
189: Kancheli, Giya.