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Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music

Edward E. Lowinsky

Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music

by Edward E. Lowinsky

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Published by California U.P. in Berkeley .
Written in English


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Statementwith a foreword byIgor Stravinsky.
The Physical Object
Pagination99p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21065974M

ATONALITY RETROACTIVE ERNST KRENEK Tonality and Atonality in Sixteenth Century Music. Edward E. Lowinsky. University of California Press, Foreword by Igor Stravinsky. Musicologists, in general, often seem to take the view that a thing such as atonality does not really exist, and if perhaps it does exist, it had really. In this classic work, George Perle argues that the seemingly disparate styles of post-triadic music in fact share common structural elements. These elements collectively imply a new tonality as "natural" and coherent as the major-minor tonality that was the basis of a common musical language in the past. His book describes the foundational assumptions of this post-diatonic tonality and.

Atonality in its broadest sense is music that lacks a tonal center, or key. Atonality, in this sense, usually describes compositions written from about to the present day, where a hierarchy of pitches focusing on a single, central tone is not used, and the notes of the chromatic scale function independently of one another (Kennedy ).More narrowly, the term atonality describes music. The Austrian composer Anton Webern (–) is one of the major figures of musical modernism. His mature works comprise two styles: the so-called free atonal music composed between and , and the twelve-tone serial music that began in and extended through the Cited by: 8.

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Tonality and Atonality in Sixteenth-Century Music. With a Foreword by Igor Stravinsky. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, xiii, 99 pp. THE SHORT MONOGRAPH that modestly pro- poses some solutions without trying to dispose of an entire problem, in a word, the Beitrag, is rare in American music book : Claude V.

Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music book. Tonality and atonality in 16th-century music Responsibility: Edward E. Lowinsky ; with a foreword by Igor Stravinsky ; new introduction, postscript, and index by Bonnie J. Blackburn. Frottola and villancico --From Dunstable to Josquin and Palestrina --The theorist's view --Floating tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music --Consolidation of tonality in balletto and lute ayre --Tonality in Dance music --Tonality and statistics.

Responsibility: Edward E. Lowinsky. The crisis of modality in sixteenth-century music resembles in many ways the crisis of tonality in the music of the present.

That in both cases political, ideological, and artistic crises are inextricably tied together, is a thesis that can only be suggested here; it must await demonstration in a larger work.

Get this from a library. Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music. [Edward E Lowinsky]. Musical composition has followed two divergent courses during the first half of the twentieth century: modern tonality, based upon the principles of harmony and melody that dominated music for centuries, and atonality, which abandoned the traditional tonal system for a discipline of outright h Reti analyzes the conflicting schools and delineates yet/5(7).

Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Tonality is a see also of atonality. As nouns the difference between tonality and atonality is that tonality is (music) the system of seven tones built on a tonic key; the 24 major and minor scales while atonality is (uncountable|music) a style of music that is written without a key.

32 works Search for books with subject Atonality. Search. Read. Read. Tonality and atonality in sixteenth-century music Edward E. Lowinsky Read. Read. Borrow. Read. L' evoluzione della tonalità nel XX secolo Music theory, Criticism and interpretation, Musical analysis.

ATONALITY. Chapter: CHAPTER 6 Inner Occurrences (Transcendentalism, III) Source: MUSIC IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY Author(s): Richard Taruskin. These are the conditions under which music becomes, in a word that has become standard terminology over Schoenberg’s objections, “atonal.”.

To the Editor of 'Music & Letters' TONALITY AND ATONALITY Sir, It is always surprising for an author to find himself castigated by his reviewer for having omitted what he took pains to treat at deliberate length. This is the case with your review of my study on 'Tonality and Atonality in Sixteenth-Century Music', in which I am criticized for.

Neotonality (or Neocentricity) is an inclusive term referring to musical compositions of the twentieth century in which the tonality of the common-practice period (i.e.

functional harmony and tonic-dominant relationships) is replaced by one or several nontraditional tonal conceptions, such as tonal assertion or contrapuntal motion around a central chord. This is a study of tonality and atonality in four brief pieces of Berg's work, analyzing the shift from tonal to atonal music with the view that tonality and atonality are complementary contexts framing musical coherence.

The four works are described in detail, with special attention to the role of pitch structures in Author: Gary R. Tucker. Atonality, in music, the absence of functional harmony as a primary structural element. The reemergence of purely melodic-rhythmic forces as major determinants of musical form in the Expressionist works of Arnold Schoenberg and his school prior to World War I was a logical, perhaps inevitable consequence of the weakening of tonal centres in 19th-century post-Romantic music.

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Tonality and Atonality in Sixteenth-Century Music By Edward E. Lowinsky; Igor Stravinsky University of California Press, Read preview Overview Tonality in Modern Music By Rudolph Reti Collier, George Perle is a distinguished composer and Professor Emeritus of Music at the City University of New York.

His books include Serial Composition and Atonality: An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern (Sixth Edition, California, ); The Operas of Alban Berg, Volume 1, Wozzeck (California, ) and Volume 2, Lulu (California, ); and The Listening Composer Cited by:.

Review: The Cultural Life of the Early Polyphonic Mass: Medieval Context to Modern Revival by Andrew KirkmanAuthor: Claude V. Palisca.Arnold Whittall explores changing approaches to harmony and the concept of tonality in early 20th-century music.

'Harmony is essentially harmonious'. This play on words would have raised no eyebrows beforesince all thinking composers and listeners accepted harmoniousness, and chordal.Widely recognized as the definitive work in its field ever since its original publication inSerial Composition and Atonality remains an unsurpassed introduction to the technical features of what is probably the most revolutionary body of work since the beginnings of polyphony.

In the analysis of specific compositions there is first and last of all a concern with the musical surface—an.