4 edition of Understanding Contemporary Music found in the catalog.
Understanding Contemporary Music
March 1, 2007
by The Chinese University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Edward Ho (Editor), Estella Cham (Editor), Ming-chi Chan (Editor), Kenneth Kwan (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||1200|
the book. Over the next few chapters, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of the general music royalties landscape, and music publishing specifi cally. This fundamental knowledge to further your career as a creator. Are you ready to get started? This guide is intended to answer a key question: what do creators need to know. Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music. The Oxford Companion to Music describes three interrelated uses of the term "music theory". The first is the "rudiments", that are needed to understand music notation (key signatures, time signatures, and rhythmic notation); the second is learning scholars views on music from antiquity to the present; the third a sub-topic.
Roger Scruton first addressed this topic in his celebrated book The Aesthetics of Music (OUP) and in this new book he applies the theory to the practice and examines a number of composers and musical continued fascination with Wagner provides much interesting content but he also deals near-death blows to his favorite targets like Pierre Boulez and Hoagy s: Michael Noble is a professional concert pianist who received his PhD in Piano Performance from the Yale School of Music in He is a previous contemporary music fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation and has performed at Carnegie Hall and at other venues across the United States, Europe, and : 32K.
CHAPTER 1: The Elements of Music 6 Imitative texture: Imitation is a special type of polyphonic texture produced whenever a musical idea is ECHOED from "voice" to "voice". Although imitation can be used in monophonic styles, it is more prevalent in polyphonic art-music—. N.B. in these examples we will see how music notation connects with the keyboard. It should be understood that this notation works with all instruments. each white key is a different note A modern keyboard has a total of 88 keys (black and white combined) as opposed to the 60 in this illustration 2.
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This book works well an an introduction to contemporary music up until the mids, and Griffiths' prose is very readable. However, I can't recommend it for anyone who already has a good grasp of modern music. It doesn't cover any new ground, and the title is a bit of a misnomer/5.
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rhythm that developed along with Western tonal music. Western tonal music refers to music derived from the art music and to some extent the folk music of western Europe over the last years or so.
Tonality, the organization around a focal pitch we call ―tonic,‖ is the most distinctive feature of this music. In a curriculum of composition study, this book assumes as prerequisite: • a basic knowledge of tonal harmony (4) • an understanding of motives (5) • enough knowledge of instrumentation to write idiomatically for keyboard and perhaps one or two solo instruments.
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