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The structure of music a series of articles demonstrating in an accurate though popular manner the origin and employment of the fundamental factors of music structure and composition for the student and general music lover

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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Statementby Percy Goetschius.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/20093 (M)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2881933M
LC Control Number84105168

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Materials and Structure of Music ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Scan an ISBN with your phone. The book (or libretto) is the script, the narrative structure that keeps the score from being nothing more than a disjointed medley of songs. It is the drama at the heart of every musical. In the early 20th Century, the main point of most musicals was to showcase a score and/or a major star. The structure of music: a series of articles demonstrating in an accurate, though popular, manner the origin and employment of the fundamental factors of music structure and composition, for the student and general music lover. , Greenwood PressPages: In his book, Worlds of Music, Jeff Todd Titon suggests that a number of organizational elements may determine the formal structure of a piece of music, such as "the arrangement of musical units of rhythm, melody, and/or harmony that show repetition or variation, the arrangement of the instruments (as in the order of solos in a jazz or bluegrass performance), or the way a symphonic piece is orchestrated.

The Structure of a Typical Track. Most popular dance music follows a basic structure that’s easy to learn. If you understand a song’s structure–the way its sections have been arranged to create the total work–then you’re getting closer to understanding how a song can connect, emotionally, with its listener. principles of musical form: The structure of the text (or the drama, in the case of opera) will determine many formal decisions in these genres. Nonetheless, there are many common elements with purely instrumental music, and the formal imperatives remain intrinsic to the work. Our discussion will not be limited to tonal music.   Much of the book is about unlearning "Western" assumptions about how we think about music, or a kind of history of how the "West" thinks about music, maybe. I would say post-post-modern but that makes it sound like impene Nicholas Cook's sense of humor and the overall tone of this work make it different from other books in this series/5(50).   This brilliant inquiry into tonal, textural, and rhythmic structures in music, filled with original formulations and provocative ideas, has become one of the most widely read and studied works in music theory, frequently adopted in college and university curricula, and Reviews: 9.

The first book of Structures was begun in early , as Boulez was completing his orchestral work Polyphonie X, and finished in It consists of three movements, or "chapters", labelled Ia, Ib, and Ic, composed in the order a, c, b. The first of the second book's two "chapters" was composed in , but chapter 2 was not written until As in any intertextual work, this intermedial involvement with music does not yield a merely derivative product, but instead adds a layer to the “palimpsestuous” (Genette,Palimpsests) structure of the musical novel.¹ The ways in which specific musical elements have been adopted and imitated by novels will be the focus of this book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Materials and structure of music. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [(OCoLC) Document Type. Explore our list of Music Theory & Composition - Form & Structure Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.