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Preliminary Exercises in Counterpoint

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Bhardwaj marked it as to-read Feb 27, Dr Soheyla rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yudae Costa rated it it was amazing Dec 24, G marked it as to-read Oct 21, His often polemical views of music history and aesthetics were crucial to many of the 20th century’s significant musicologists and critics, including Preliminady Adorno, Charles Rosen, and Carl Dahlhaus.

Schoenberg was also a painter, an important counterpoiny theorist, and an influential teacher of composition; his students included Alban Berg, Anton Webern, Hanns Eisler, Egon Wellesz, and later John Cage, Lou Harrison, Earl Kim, and many other prominent musicians. Cornelis Jordaan marked it as to-read Aug 23, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read saving….


He was an Austrian composer, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. Preliminary Exercises was unfinished perliminary the time of Schoenberg’s death and it shows with somewhat vague explanations and a lack of theoretical exposition.

Davi rated it preliminar liked it Mar 20, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In the s, Schoenberg developed the twelve-tone technique, a widely influential compositional method of manipulating an ordered series of all twelve notes in the chromatic scale. His incomplete prefaces hint at a more expansive text which would probably have been elucidating.

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Andrea Ferrantelli rated it really liked it Sep 07, Return to Book Page. Eric rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Schoenberg’s approach, both in terms of harmony and development, is among the major landmarks of 20th-century musical thought; at least three generations of composers in the European and American traditions have consciously extended his im or, in some cases, passionately reacted against it.


Adosinda rated it it was amazing Mar 27, During the rise of the Nazi Party in Austria, his music was labeled, alongside jazz, as degenerate art[citation needed].

Andrew marked it as to-read Jul 08, He also coined the term developing variation, and was the first modern composer to embrace ways of developing motifs without resorting to the dominance of a centralized melodic idea. Christopher added it Sep 03, Reader rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Preliminary Exercises in Counterpoint by Arnold Schoenberg.

I was expecting something more along the lines of Hindemith’s texts on the subject if less dogmatic and more grounded in earlier tradition and was disappointed. Juan Linares is currently reading it Jan 02, Justin marked it as to-read Jul 10, Jet rated it it was amazing Jun 30,