Twentieth-Century Chamber Music (Routledge Studies in Musical Genres) (Hardcover)

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20th-Century Chamber Music features an introduction giving a chronological overview of 20th-century chamber music and the major composers in the style, setting in context the following chapters that cover a wide selection of chamber works grouped thematically, including program music; vocal chamber music; works for new ensembles; the modern sonata; and contemporary string quartets. Composers covered range from Schoenberg and Bart k to Toru Takemitsu and George Crumb. The book is ideal for a course focussing on the history of chamber music or a unit in a 20th-century music on the chamber works of the era. Plus, students and scholars will find it an excellent resource summarizing current research.

About the Author


Prof of Music at Bowdoin, College. James McCalla is a resident of Brusnwick, Maine.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781138171992
ISBN-10: 1138171999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: March 30th, 2016
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Routledge Studies in Musical Genres