From Musical Folklore to Twelve Tone Technique: Memoirs of a Musician Between East and West

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Januar 2005



The memoirs of the Russian-born German composer Georg von Albrecht are an important document of 20th-century musical history. Dictated to his son Michael von Albrecht and first published in German, von Albrecht's autobiography recounts his dramatic experiences during the 1917 Russian revolution and the Nazi terror. His reports of encoutners with such other composers as Taneyev, Glazunov, Scriabin, Stravinsky, Hindemith, Frommel, David, and others, and his thoroughgoing discussion of tonal systems and compositional methods, reflect the approach and critical response to many procedures typical of 20th-century music. His analyses shed light on the works of other composers and the development of modern and postmodern compositional strategies..


1 Mothers 2 Fathers 3 Brothers 4 Youth 5 Years fo Apprenticeship 6 The Reality of Life 7 A New Beginning 8 Fullness of Life 9 Struggles and Reconciliation


Elliott Antokoletz is Professor of Musicology at the University of Texas. He studied violin with Dorothy Delay and Ivan Galamian at the Juilliard School of Music and gained his Ph.D. in musicology at the City University of New York. He is the author of numerous articles and books and is especially known for his work on Bartok.
EAN: 9780810849693
ISBN: 0810849690
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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