Tonality and Atonality in Alban Berg's Four Songs, Op.2 (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music v. 71)

Tonality and Atonality in Alban Berg's Four Songs, Op.2 (Studies in the History & Interpretation of Music v. 71)

By: Gary Tucker (author)Hardback

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Alban Berg's Four Songs, op.2 lies exactly at the boundary between tonal and atonal means of pitch organization, a boundary often taken as central to the understanding of 20th-century music. This study offers a look at the conceptions of those categories and traces their development.

Contents

Preface v Acknowledgements vii Analytical Conventions ix Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Tonality, Atonality, and Berg's Pitch Structures 9 Chapter 2: An Overview of Berg's Four Songs 27 Chapter 3: Song 3, "Nun ich der Riesen Starksten uberwand" 47 Chapter 4: Song 2, "Schlafend tragt man mich in mein Heimatland" 69 Chapter 5: Song 1, "Schlafen, Schlafen, nichts als Schlafen!" 93 Chapter 6: Song 4, "Warm die Lufte" 113 Conclusion 137 Appendix: Texts And Translations 141 Sources Cited 143 Index 151

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773475595
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780773475595
  • ISBN10: 0773475591

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