Burnett, Henry & Nitzberg, Roy: Composition, Chromaticism & the Developmental Process (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754651628

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Subtitle: A New Theory of Tonality

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Preface; Prologue: a personal reflection; Introduction; 11-pitch-class tonality; The modal gamut in the 16th century; Tonality and systems in the 17th and early 18th centuries; Tonality and systems in the mid- to late-18th century: the classical ideal; 19th century approaches to 11-pitch-class systems derived from the Viennese classical tradition; 11-pitch-class systems in the music of mid- to late-19th century Romantic composers; The Romantic avant garde and the rumblings of Modernism; Bibliography; Index.