twelve-tone music

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Related to twelve-tone music: dodecaphony, serial music, Serial technique
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a type of serial music introduced by Arnold Schoenberg

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I could move toward total serialization, or I could move toward some reunderstanding of the chromatic situation in twelve-tone music.
Schoenberg developed atonal and later twelve-tone music, revolutionizing modern music, while Weill made a successful transition from Weimar avant-garde to Broadway in exile, itself a notable accomplishment.
Ben Weber, gay as they come, composed twelve-tone music only, and twelve-tone music is dour as they come.
Stravinsky also expressed his lack of interest in or knowledge of Babbitt's theoretical writing about twelve-tone music.
Henahan's negative attitude toward nearly every manifestation of the modern was explained in this article as stemming from his regret that twelve-tone music ever happened.
The fact that the text is by far the most analytically-based of those in the book should not scare those who are not music theorists; a basic knowledge of twelve-tone music (i.
1925) Haba was also reacting to Schonberg's twelve-tone music.
Besides, twelve-tone music is, for me, not music at all.
Somewhere along the way, clearly, I have passed over from describing twelve-tone music generally to describing Babbitt's conception of it in particular.
The Twelve-Tone Music of Luigi Dallapiccola By Brian Alegant.
Elaboration of this sort is common in early twelve-tone music of Schoenberg and others and in other twentieth-century music.
It might seem odd to begin a review of a book on twelve-tone music in America with the polemic of a Soviet composer, but the example highlights both the benefits and perils of Joseph Straus' book.
Twelve-tone arrays provide a useful context for association in twelve-tone music.
The forms of twelve-tone music were for Adorno thus empty illusions that could only mirror the empty values of bourgeois society.
11) Of course, I might not have immediately noted the presence of the D hexachord, if I weren't one who has composed much music with set-classes - and especially twelve-tone music wherein the D hexachord has a central role with the other five all-combinatorial hexachords.