Rewriting Recent Music History: The Development of Early Serialism 1947-1957

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This volume sheds new light on the origins of early serial music at the end of the 1940s and the beginning of the 1950s. Current music historical accounts of the development of serial music need to be revised in two ways. It is important to correct both the Eurocentric approach and the exclusive attention to the already well-documented 'heroes' of serial music (Boulez, Stockhausen, Nono, Pousseur). The significance of Milton Babbitt is put into perspective, as are the idiosyncratic contributions by Herman Van San, Karel ...

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Rewriting Recent Music History: The Development of Early Serialism 1947-1957
2011, Peeters, Leuven

ISBN-13: 9789042925236

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