Twentieth Century Music Has Been Described As Complex, Vital, Diverse, Uncertain, Experimental, Self Conscious, Innovative The List Is Long And Growing Composers Have Been Both Credited With And Accused Of Always Searching For Something New, Writing Works That Are Mechanistic But Romantic, Meaningful But Unskilled, Beautiful But Ugly In The Twentieth Century, Robert P Morgan Helps Us Grasp The Flavor Of The Era By Presenting Forty Five Readings From The Period, Nearly All Written By Active Participants In The Musical Developments Of The Time Thus We Tune In To The Voices Of Some Thirty Composers From Busoni To Babbitt, Ives To Xenakis, Satie To Stravinsky And Learn From Performers Anderson And Landowska, Philosopher Critics Adorno, Dahlhaus, And Meyer, And Writers Cocteau, Barthes, And Eco
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- Source Readings in Music History: 20th Century (Source Readings Vol. 7)
- Robert Morgan
- 14 October 2018 Robert Morgan