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Directions in the musical avant-garde in the past fifty years seem as numerous and diverse as the com-posers and their works. Yet these directions have historical motives and aesthetic values, traceable and uniquely observable due to their singularly radical nature. Building on the success of previous editions, the Seventh Edition of New Direc-tions in Music explores the ...more
Unknown Binding, 259 pages
Published January 1st 2001 by Waveland Press (first published 1971)
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A very thorough examination of the philosophies and techniques of the mid-to-late 20th century's avant-garde composers. Contains extensive analysis of improvisation, indeterminancy, and more.
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