Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Modernism and Music: An Anthology of Sources” as Want to Read:
Modernism and Music: An Anthology of Sources
If in earlier eras music may have seemed slow to respond to advances in other artistic media, during the modernist age it asserted itself in the vanguard. Modernism and Music provides a rich selection of texts on this moment, some translated into English for the first time. It offers not only important statements by composers and critics, but also musical speculations by p ...more
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Jan 04, 2008 Hubert rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
Recommends it for: music, lit., and art scholars
Fine compendium of sources on modernism and music, especially for travelling, it's a useful resource. It's somewhat lacking in post-Darmstadt European resources, like Lachenmann and Ferneyhough, but strong for Schoenberg and Stravinsky.