Music 408 D
The Demise of Tonality: from Tonality to Atonality
Symbolism, Impressionism and Expressionism; artistic trends at
the turn of the century.
Constructive devices: Rhythm
Cage's "square root" method and the use of time proportions
Non-tonal Centricity and Modes
- Igor Strvinsky - The Rite of Spring - Introduction
- Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring - Danse sacrale
Polychords, polytonality, polymodality; quartal harmony.
Neo-classicism and constructivism.
Constructive devices: Timbre
Bruitism; Dada and Futurism
Klangfarbenmelodie; prepared piano.
Tone-row music and serialism I.
Messiaen and his technique
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